Open Source enables and enhances Green IT



With the world coming to terms with climate change caused directly as a result of our irresponsible use of greenhouse gas emitting technologies, there is a spurt of growth in making everything Green. While Green IT is in itself an industry these days, let us see how Open Source contributes significantly to enhance our efforts.


This session will explore how Open Source contributes to reducing the carbon footprint of users and organizations. Creating Open Source as well as using Open Source is a great leveler of greenhouse gas emissions. The talk explores each of these in greater detail and provides an overview of how much difference Open Source makes in the world today.

Speaking experience


  • Venkat

    Venkat Mangudi

    Venkat Mangudi Consulting Pvt Ltd


    Venkat is a

    1. Open Source Evangelist who specializes in optimizing technology portfolio at Small and Medium Businesses.
    2. Senior Technologist who thrives on challenge and draws upon strong technical and cross functional skills to achieve key business needs and resolve tactical pains.
    3. Senior Manager with a consistent record in selling, planning, deploying and managing enterprise applications across India, Germany, Singapore and the United States.

    He has significant experience in business development and engagement management for the world’s largest enterprise software company, Oracle. His expertise in formulating technology strategies and redeploying enterprise applications to support overall business plan of large and very large clients have been well appreciated. His background includes significant experience in the Financial Services segment as well as exposure to High Technology, Telecommunication and Retail verticals.

    He currently heads an Open Source Strategy consulting firm in Bangalore, India that specializes in solving the problems of Small and Medium enterprises using Open Source Enterprise applications.