Session

Making Sales While Making Friends: Lessons Learned from Open Source Businesses

Matt Asay, VP, Business Development, Alfresco Software

Track: Business
Date: Wednesday, July 26
Time: 10:45am - 11:30am
Location: D135

Since 2000, Matt Asay has been selling free software: Lineo, Novell, and Alfresco. In this presentation he debunks some of the myths associated with open source (Write great software, millions will download it, and tens of thousands will buy!), and highlights key principles for a successful open source business.