Javier Perez

Passionate about technology and open-source software, Javier is Chief Open Source Evangelist and Sr. Director of Product Management at Perforce Software. He is responsible for technical thought leadership and advocacy for open-source software while driving the OpenLogic by Perforce offering. Prior to Perforce, Javier led the open-source program strategy for the IBM Z & LinuxONE platforms at IBM. Javier has been in the application development, open-source, cloud, app security, AI, SaaS, and mobile industries for 25+ years. From leading product strategy in the open-source security space at Veracode to product management for Axway's successful Appcelerator open-source offering, and at Red Hat via startup acquisition as Director of Product Management driving the OpenShift-based Mobile Application Platform. Speaker and blogger, Javier has had the opportunity to speak at industry events all over the world. Javier holds an honors degree in Computer Systems and an MBA.


The State of Open Source Software in 2023
Javier Perez

Open source software continues to grow and expand. We see more open source and more contributions to open source projects every day. A whopping 85% of organizations increased the use of open source in the last 12 months. This is just one of many research findings revealed in the 2023 state of open source survey, where over a thousand industry professionals from around the world provided inside on how they are using open source software in their organizations.
What open source technologies are the most used today in organizations? What are the support challenges while using open source? What is the level of open source maturity in organizations? How many have OSPOs and Innersource projects? This session will reveal what is happening in open source, from infrastructure and programming languages to data technologies and DevOps tooling. The latest trends in open source strategy and reasons to continue the adoption and contributions to open source.

Growing Open Source
Online Stage