Chris DiBona

Chris DiBona

Director of Open Source @ Google

Chris DiBona oversees a variety of programs across Google, heading the Open Source Programs Office. In his career he’s helped google release thousands of projects, including tensorflow, chromium, kubernetes, android and Go. He is also on the board of the open usage commons, a new organization trying to connect naming and the open source definition.  Chris joined Google in 2004, and is an internationally known expert in the field of open source software and related methodologies. He was a visiting scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management and has his masters in software engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Additionally, Chris is a technical advisor to the UK-based Royal United Services Institute. Until 2016, Chris also served on the United States Commerce Department’s Data Advisory Council (CDAC).

Chris is a published author and former editor and podcast host. Chris can occasionally be found in the background of HBOs ‘Silicon Valley’ where he is a senior technical advisor. Additionally, he’s recently helped with FXs’ ‘Devs’