Meet Gianugo Rabellino, Senior Director of Open Source Communities at Microsoft and member of the Apache Foundation

Open Source and Microsoft aren’t two phrases you’d naturally place in the same category, unless you’d been watching Microsoft closely over the past few years. But this Wednesday March 13th. 15.00 – 17.00, you’ll have the opportunity meet a key figure in the Open Source community who works at Microsoft.

Gianugo Rabellino, Senior Director of Open Source Communities at Microsoft will give a talk entitled,


He has been an active member of the Apache Software Foundation since 1999, has a deep understanding of Open Source technologies and platforms and more than 20 years’ experience in the Open Source community including creating the first official Linux association in Italy.

He’ll talk about successfully running a startup or small business, give tips on making technology decision, creating interoperable  systems, using the cloud and making money.

The presentation will be followed by a session of Q&A and a cocktail. Come ready with your questions.

Venue: ICAB – Madera Room 4, rue des Pères Blancs, 1040 Brussels

To register, please send an email to Raymonde Gyssels at

The event is organised by The Software in Brussels cluster, in partnership with the Microsoft Innovation Center Brussels.