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Speaker: Sam Tuke

Sam's 16 year career has been dedicated to creating and promoting Open Source software in organisations such as phpList, Collabora, The Document Foundation, the Free Software Foundation Europe, and ownCloud.

Sam is a business leader and mentor who discovered Open Source aged 16 and has worked to promote it ever since. Since founding his first company in 2003 he has directed for-profit, cooperative, and charity organisations, leading technical, marketing, and political Open Source projects for bodies including LibreOffice, Collabora, the Free Software Foundation Europe, and ownCloud. He was CEO of the phpList Open Source marketing automation company until 2019. Now he is building tools to empower decentralised email services in a new company: Lightmeter. He is a Scrum Certified Product Owner and holds an MBA from ESMT.