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For Open-Source and Cloud-Native Software Entrepreneurs Creating the Next Generation of Modern Data, Security & IT Infrastructure Companies

Nov 3, 2022

San Francisco

About

Open-source software and cloud-native infrastructure have fundamentally revolutionized the modern IT stack—spanning developer tooling, data and machine learning, security, IT infrastructure and more.

 

Perhaps just as important as their impact on the enterprise is the open cloud’s ability to transform go-to-market models and growth efficiency at the companies developing these new bleeding-edge tools. As we face uncertain economic times, optimizing these motions for the greatest impact is even more important than ever.

 

At the Battery Ventures OpenCloud Summit, we’ll dive into leadership and operational advice for scaling your business and navigating the current economic environment. At this closed-door, invite-only event, we are bringing together pioneering, cloud-native companies, entrepreneurs leading hypergrowth startups, and the next generation of promising founders and CEOs. Our speakers will share best practices and lessons learned from their company-building journeys, as well as insights on serving the evolving enterprise-IT market today, including:

  • Building and rapidly innovating cloud-native solutions;

  • Developing engaging, viral communities of developers, data scientists and product practitioners;

  • Managing pay-as-you-go and annual, multi-year revenue streams that appeal to different market segments and buyer personas;

  • Turbo-charging go-to-market strategies leveraging cloud marketplaces and product-led, high-velocity sales motions; and

  • Leadership lessons around building high-performance teams that scale from conception to $100M and beyond

 

Our goal at the OpenCloud Summit is to foster the community of next-generation OpenCloud leaders by sharing hard-earned wisdom and war stories from the trenches.

 

We hope you can join us!

Summit:

When

November 3, 2022

11:30am-7:00pm PT

Where

Skybar, Chase Center

690 Terry A. Francois Blvd.
San Francisco, CA

 
 

2022 Speakers

FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS

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Scott Johnston

CEO

Docker

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Ashutosh Kulkarni

CEO

Elastic

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Dave Merkel

CEO 

Expel

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Thomas Dohmke

CEO 

GitHub

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Sydney Carey

CFO 

Talkdesk

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Girish Pancha

CEO 

StreamSets

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Chris Degnan

CRO 

Snowflake

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Aparna Dhinakaran

Co-Founder & CPO

Arize

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Agenda 2022

11:30 PT

Networking Lunch

12:30 PT

State of the OpenCloud 2022

Presented by Dharmesh Thakker, General Partner, Battery Ventures

1:00 PT

Keynote Fireside Chat with Thomas Dohmke, CEO, GitHub

Moderated by Max Schireson, Operating Partner, Battery Ventures (Former CEO, MongoDB)

1:45 PT

Building a Product-Led Company

Fireside Chat with Ashutosh Kulkarni, CEO, Elastic 

Moderated by Dharmesh Thakker, General Partner, Battery Ventures

2:25 PT

Break

2:45 PT

Lessons from Inside Snowflake's Meteoric Growth

Sales Lighting Talk by Chris Degnan, CRO, Snowflake

Intro by Bill Binch, Operating Partner, Battery Ventures

3:20 PT

Shifting from Growth at all Costs to Measured Growth

Finance Lighting Talk by Sydney Carey, CFO, Talkdesk (Former CFO of MongoDB & Zscaler)

Intro by Danel Dayan, Vice President, Battery Ventures

4:40 PT

Break

5:40 PT

Rooftop Cocktails

3:55 PT

Small Group Discussions

5:00 PT

The Path To Success is Never Linear: CEO Leadership Panel

Scott Johnson, CEO, Docker

Dave Merkel, CEO, Expel

Girish Pancha, CEO, StreamSets

Moderated by: Aparna Dhinakaran, Co-Founder & CPO, Arize

*invite only event

Previously at OpenCloud

CEOs of JFrog, Databricks & Sumo Logic
CEOs of JFrog, Databricks & Sumo Logic

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Paul Cormier, RedHat & Max Schireson, Battery
Paul Cormier, RedHat & Max Schireson, Battery

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Yvonne, CEO Puppet

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CEOs of JFrog, Databricks & Sumo Logic
CEOs of JFrog, Databricks & Sumo Logic

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