Liz Rice

Chief Open Source Officer



Liz Rice is Chief Open Source Officer with eBPF specialists Isovalent, creators of the Cilium cloud native networking, security and observability project. She is the author of Container Security, and Learning eBPF, both published by O'Reilly, and she sits on the CNCF Governing Board, and on the Board of OpenUK. She was Chair of the CNCF's Technical Oversight Committee in 2019-2022, and Co-Chair of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in 2018. She has a wealth of software development, team, and product management experience from working on network protocols and distributed systems, and in digital technology sectors such as VOD, music, and VoIP. When not writing code, or talking about it, Liz loves riding bikes in places with better weather than her native London, competing in virtual races on Zwift, and making music under the pseudonym Insider Nine.


5 lessons from OS Communities That Security Should Adopt


Join Chief Open Source Officer at Isovalent Liz Rice and Executive Director at Cloud Native Computing Foundation Priyanka Sharma as they delve into how open source-driven innovation can elevate and modernize defensive and preventative security measures. These two industry leaders will examine the role of open source in propelling technological advancement and the crucial aspect of community engagement and collaboration within open source projects. Additionally, they'll discuss effective strategies for building and scaling open source communities, along with the challenges and best practices for ensuring security in open source software. Their combined expertise will offer valuable insights into how organizations can harness the power of open source initiatives to foster innovation while prioritizing cybersecurity and community building. Priyanka and Liz will also reflect on the broader impact of open source on the technology landscape and its implications for future digital innovation.

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