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Nithya Ruff

Sr. Director, Open Source Practice at Comcast


Nithya A. Ruff is the senior director for Comcast’s Open Source Practice. She is responsible for growing open source culture inside Comcast and promoting engagement with external communities. Prior to Comcast, she established and developed the Western Digital Open Source Strategy Office and held leadership positions at Wind River (an Intel Company), Synopsys, Avaya, Tripwire and Eastman Kodak. A passionate advocate for opening doors to new people in open source, she is a frequent speaker on the business and community of open source. The O’Reilly Conference awarded Ruff the 2017 Open Source award for exceptional contributions to open source software. 

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