Andrew Aitken

Designation: GM & Global Open Source Practice Leader, Wipro Technologies

Topic: Open Source Vs Enterprise Open Source. Is this a key reason for the success of Open Source?
Track: Panel Discussion
Date: 13th October 2017
Time: 09:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Hall: 1

Andrew Aitken is the GM & Global Open Source Practice leader for Wipro. In this capacity he, and his team, are responsible for crafting and executing Wipro’s open source consulting, go-to-market and solutions strategy.

Mr. Aitken has served as an open source expert to the White House and California Senate and as a guest lecturer at Stanford’s Entrepreneur program. He is an investor in Mautic and on the Board of Advisors of various open source companies. He is past Board Member of OSEHRA, an initiative spearheaded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide open source-based cost effective healthcare solutions for veterans. He has personally worked with organizations such as Capital One, Fidelity, Microsoft, Thomson Reuters, the U.S. Navy, and many startups, assisting them with developing their open source strategies.

Mr. Aitken has been a pioneer in the development of open source adoption, governance and commercialization models and advises on the emerging field of applying open source development methods to the corporate development and innovation processes; known as inner source.

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