GOTO is a vendor independent international software development conference with more that 90 top speaker and 1300 attendees. The conference cover topics such as .Net, Java, Open Source, Agile, Architecture and Design, Web, Cloud, New Languages and Processes

Richard Lander, Principle Program Manager Lead on the Core .NET Team at Microsoft

Richard Lander

Biography: Richard Lander

Richard Lander is a Principle Program Manager Lead on the Core .NET Team at Microsoft. He graduated from the University of Waterloo (Canada) in 2000 and went straight to work at Microsoft. Richard has worked on many aspects of .NET (joined team in 2003), including integration with Windows, .NET application model and customer communication. Today, Richard focusses on the .NET Core open source project, cross-platform .NET with ASP.NET 5 and partnerships with other .NET companies (Xamarin, Unity). Richard is also a frequent blogger to the .NET blog.

Presentation: How to train your corporation to prefer open source

Track: The New Microsoft / Time: Monday 10:20 - 11:10 / Location: Rosenborg

It can be surprising to see open source take root and be successful in a company that you expect to be slow moving and resistant to 'new' models of software development and commerce. Clearly, we wouldn't be talking about a company like Microsoft. Hear about first-hand examples of culture change in a corporate giant and approaches to make your management demand more open source and community collaboration. Start training.