VM Brasseur

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Selfie of VM (Vicky) Brasseur

V M (Vicky) Brasseur is the director of Open Source Strategy for Juniper Networks and former Vice President of the Open Source Initiative.[1][2][3] She is the author of Forge Your Future with Open Source[4]; a guide to helping newcomers get started in participating in the open source software community. The book was listed number 11 in BookAuthority's 21 Best New Software Development Books To Read In 2019[5]. She is an author and former moderator for opensource.com.[6][7] She is the winner of the Perl White Camel Award in 2014 and the O'Reilly Open Source Award in 2016.[8][9]

Brasseur is a frequent keynote speaker at tech conferences where she often discusses issues of community management and technological challenges in open source projects and environments, especially when they intersect with business environments.[10][11][12]


  1. ^ "Vicky Brasseur joins Juniper Networks". main@lists.lfnetworking.org. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
  2. ^ "Podcast – VM Brasseur gives the definitive overview of open source challenges -". | Redefining Physical Layer Automation. 2018-08-27. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
  3. ^ "VM Brasseur". O'Reilly Media. 2018-03-20. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
  4. ^ "Forge Your Future with Open Source". Forge Your Future with Open Source. Retrieved 2019-04-24.
  5. ^ "21 Best New Software Development Books To Read In 2019". Book Authority. Retrieved 2019-04-24.
  6. ^ "VM Brasseur". Faces of Open Source. 2018-12-09. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
  7. ^ "Meet the team". Opensource.com. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
  8. ^ Holt, Brian; Phipps, Simon; Crockford, Douglas; Magnus, Nils (2016-05-19). "2016 O'Reilly Open Source Awards". O'Reilly Media. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
  9. ^ Foy, Brian D; X, Sawyer (2014-12-17). "The 2014 White Camel Awards". brian d foy [blogs.perl.org]. Retrieved 2019-04-20.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  10. ^ "Presentations and podcasts by Vicky Brasseur". Conferences, Videos, Podcasts, and People. 2016-06-20. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
  11. ^ "keynotes". OpenWest 2018. 2018-03-27. Retrieved 2019-04-20.
  12. ^ Cardoza, Christina (2019-01-29). "OSI weighs in on open-source licensing conflict". SD Times. Retrieved 2019-04-20.

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