Jared Smith

Jared leads Capital One's efforts to reach out to open source communities, helps Capital One employees contribute back to open source projects, and helps teams within Capital One open source various software projects. Jared has a long history of involvement with open source communities, most recently as Director or Open Source Outreach at Bluehost and the Fedora Project Leader, and before that as the community relations manager for the Asterisk project. His technical background includes programming, large-scale systems administration, telecommunications, and technical training. He holds a bachelor of science degree in computer engineering from Utah State University.