2014-05-06 14:59 GMT+02:00 Peter Robinson <pbrobinson(a)gmail.com>:
On Mon, May 5, 2014 at 5:41 PM, Ruth Suehle <rsuehle(a)gmail.com>
> Does anyone have recommendations for keynoters for Flock? Preferences are:
> - Europe-based (to reduce flight costs)
> - Of a broad interest (for example, last year we had talks on open fonts and
> 3D printing)
At a couple of the prior FUDCon EMEAs there was a number of CERN
people present and given their wide use of a number of open source
technologies that we use/support in Fedora such as
koji/RDO/gluster/ceph/SL etc I think someone from there would be
interesting from a broad interest PoV.
I'd recommend Tim Bell from CERN :)
Leslie Hawthorn from ElasticSearch is EU based as well and has
on a number of interesting community topics and IMO is an engaging
If cost is of concern RH has a number of good EU evangelists that
also good speakers like Jan Wildeboer and Richard Morrell.
Mark McLoughlin would be a good speaker from RH EMEA if you want a tech speaker.
Roberto Di Cosmo could be a great keynote speaker.
+1 for Harald Welte (gpl violations <3)
Alexis Monville (Chief Agility Officer at enovance a lead contributor
to openstack) is a good speaker (i recently saw his talk on agility in
distributed foss teams)
Mozilla is particularly strong in EMEA, we could get many speakers on
the mobile side of computing (which is one of the first user of Fedora
I wish we could get one of the founders of fedora.us for a
retrospective of the last 10 years (nostalgia !)