Executive Director of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, the industry-leading open source Platform as a Service. With a technology career spanning operations, product marketing, product management and consulting at a mix of Fortune 500 and startup companies.
July 29th, 2019 | 29 mins 31 secs
The Cloud Foundry Foundation may have faced some …
November 1st, 2018 | 28 mins 4 secs
Whether everyone should learn to code or not is a…
March 26th, 2018 | 37 mins 34 secs
chasing grace, diversity, inclusivity, open source, open source software, women in tech
In advance of the premiere screening for The Chasing Grace Project's first episode, Eighty Twenty, at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon, The New Stack Founder Alex Williams discussed diversity in open source with the film's executive producer, Jennifer Cloer. They were also joined by three of the women involved with the film, Nithya Ruff, senior director of open source at Comcast, Abby Kearns, executive director of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, and Lauren Cooney, founder and CEO at Spark Labs.
November 8th, 2017 | 16 mins 28 secs
cloud foundry, cloud foundry application runtime, cloud foundry container runtime, cloud foundry foundation, cloud foundry summit eu, cloud foundry summit europe 2017, cloud native applications, devops, education, kubernetes, kubo, the new stack makers, training
As open source gains momentum, Cloud Foundry focuses on its users, citing that 40% of them are in fact end users. In a livestreamed episode of The New Stack Makers with TNS Founder Alex Williams at Cloud Foundry Summit Europe, Cloud Foundry Executive Director Abby Kearns explained that Cloud Foundry aims to continue to evolve its technology to benefit their goals when working with the Cloud Foundry platform.
June 27th, 2017 | 11 mins 57 secs
cloud foundry, cloud foundry foundation, diversity, diversity and inclusion, inclusivity
At the end of an action-packed Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley 2017 earlier this month, Abby Kearns, the Cloud Foundry Foundation executive director, sat down with TNS founder Alex Williams to ponder a very challenging year ahead. Kubo, the platform’s new lifecycle manager that integrates Kubernetes, is now production-ready. And while you’d expect such a move to draw attention and participation from Google, Microsoft coming closer into the fold — as the Foundation’s newest gold-level member, changes the ball game somewhat.