Jean-Pierre Laisne

Chairman, ObjectWeb

Open Source: A New Strategy for Industry
26 minutes, 12.4mb, recorded 2006-06-27
Jean-Pierre Laisné

ObjectWeb is a not-for-profit, open source software consortium created in 1999 with a focus on European open source technology incubation. Its goal is the development of open source distributed middleware, in the form of flexible and adaptable components. These components range from specific software frameworks and protocols to integrated platforms.

Jean-Pierre Laisné is the chairman of ObjectWeb's board of directors. He speaks to the Open Source Business Conference about his organization, what it does and where it is headed. He outlines some of ObjectWeb's more popular projects, and discusses what it takes to keep an open source community alive and thriving.

Lastly, Laisné discusses efforts of ObjectWeb and its affiliates to bolster the open source development community in France, throughout Europe, and throughout the rest of the World.


Jean-Pierre Laisné has served as the Chairman of the Board for the ObjectWeb Consortium since January 2004 and has been very instrumental in the growth of the consortium. Committed to the long-term success of ObjectWeb, he is now leading the task force for the evolution of the ObjectWeb consortium bylaws.

Prior to ObjectWeb, Jean-Pierre was the Open Source Strategy Manager at BULL S.A. in France. He has over 20 years of experience in information systems architecture in different sectors, such as insurance and industry, all around the world.

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