Causing trouble!<br />Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.<br />Founder, Chairman & CEO<br />WSO2<br />September 13, 2011<br />
History<br />
2005<br />IBM<br />Funding<br />SOAP<br />Grad school<br />XML<br />tsunami<br />Mountain View<br />History<br />Apache<br...
Technology<br />
High Availability<br />Data Services<br />Axis2<br />Sandesha<br />PHP<br />Java<br />ESB<br />C<br />OSGi<br />Business P...
Business<br />
Customer is not always right<br />Open source<br />Passion<br />Pay for maintenance<br />Apache license<br />One team<br /...
Culture<br />
No broken windows<br />Results, not process<br />Passion<br />Commitment<br />Ask for forgiveness, not permission<br />Que...
People<br />
Committed to winning<br />Dedicated<br />Work hard<br />Self-motivated<br />Work-life balance<br />Passionate<br />People<...
Sri Lanka<br />
Awards & recognition!<br />
Customers!<br />
What next?<br />“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”<br />
We have a long way to go …<br />… we are still being ignored <br />Thank you!<br />
Introducing today’s keynote speaker<br />Dr. C Mohan, IBM Fellow<br />
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Keynote-WSO2: Disrupting the middleware industry

  1. 1. Causing trouble!<br />Sanjiva Weerawarana, Ph.D.<br />Founder, Chairman & CEO<br />WSO2<br />September 13, 2011<br />
  2. 2. History<br />
  3. 3. 2005<br />IBM<br />Funding<br />SOAP<br />Grad school<br />XML<br />tsunami<br />Mountain View<br />History<br />Apache<br />LSF<br />Sri Lanka<br />Emsworth<br />CA<br />WS-*<br />Palo Alto<br />Colombo<br />HTTP<br />$11.5M<br />
  4. 4. Technology<br />
  5. 5. High Availability<br />Data Services<br />Axis2<br />Sandesha<br />PHP<br />Java<br />ESB<br />C<br />OSGi<br />Business Process Management<br />Gadgets<br />Technology<br />Policies<br />App Server<br />Governance<br />Identity Management<br />Authorization<br />Axis<br />Java<br />Security<br />Authentication<br />Clustering<br />Rampart<br />ETL<br />Business Rules<br />Business Activity Monitoring<br />
  6. 6. Business<br />
  7. 7. Customer is not always right<br />Open source<br />Passion<br />Pay for maintenance<br />Apache license<br />One team<br />Business<br />Attention to detail<br />No gimmicks<br />Simple pricing<br />All products free<br />One product<br />No discounts<br />No focus groups<br />Innovate everything<br />
  8. 8. Culture<br />
  9. 9. No broken windows<br />Results, not process<br />Passion<br />Commitment<br />Ask for forgiveness, not permission<br />Question everything<br />Clean up after yourself<br />Meritocracy<br />Culture<br />Honesty<br />No hierarchy<br />Iterate everything<br />Failure is normal<br />No 9-to-5<br />Integrity<br />No sacred cows<br />Context, not rules<br />No sir/madam<br />Be human<br />No politics<br />
  10. 10. People<br />
  11. 11. Committed to winning<br />Dedicated<br />Work hard<br />Self-motivated<br />Work-life balance<br />Passionate<br />People<br />Play hard<br />Committed to excellence<br />Personal brand<br />Personal vision<br />Everyday learning<br />Confident<br />Empowered<br />
  12. 12. Sri Lanka<br />
  13. 13. Awards & recognition!<br />
  14. 14. Customers!<br />
  15. 15. What next?<br />“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”<br />
  16. 16. We have a long way to go …<br />… we are still being ignored <br />Thank you!<br />
  17. 17. Introducing today’s keynote speaker<br />Dr. C Mohan, IBM Fellow<br />

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