02 - Preventing the EdgeWars: How to Create a Truely Open Ecosystem?

Posted on Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020

Roman Shaposhnik is a Co-founder and VP of Product and Strategy at Zededa. Jason Shepherd is VP of Ecosystem at Zededa and a board member of Linux Foundation Edge. They join Sebastian and Bill to talk about the LF Edge project EVE and how to build up a truly open edge community. Plus, the two unveil how they came up with the name Zededa.

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Jason Shepherd

Jason Shepherd is VP of Ecosystem at ZEDEDA. Prior to joining ZEDEDA, Jason was CTO for the Dell Technologies Edge and IoT Solutions Division.

Roman Shaposhnik

Roman Shaposhnik is a renowned expert and consultant in corporate Open Source and Digital Transformation. Prior to founding ZEDEDA, Roman played a key role in shaping Open Source collaboration under the umbrella of Linux Foundation. He is a board member of Apache Software Foundation, a board member of Linux Foundation edge and an active contributor to a wide range of Open Source projects.


Sebastian Scheele

Sebastian Scheele

Sebastian Scheele is the CEO and co-founder of Kubermatic. Kubermatic is an enterprise software platform company that enables enterprises and service providers to deliver automated multi-cloud operations. Kubermatic Kubernetes Platform, an enterprise Kubernetes management platform, automates thousands of Kubernetes clusters across any infrastructure on multi-cloud, on-prem and edge with unparalleled density and resilience. Sebastian is a CNCF Ambassador and has published several articles on Kubernetes in leading tech media.

Bill Mulligan (Guest Host)

Bill Mulligan (Guest Host)

Bill Mulligan currently works at Kubermatic as a Kubernetes Advocate, helping companies understand if Kubernetes is the right fit for them. He has been published on DevOps.com, DZone, The New Stack, TRIF, and appeared on The New Stack Makers and Cisco Cloud Unfiltered podcasts. He has given talks about Kubernetes at Cloud Native Rejekts, Cloud Native Warsaw, ContainerDays, DevOn Summit, DevOps Gathering, Landing Festival, Linux Foundation Networking Developer Forum, and Open Networking Summit.