Rod Cope is the CTO of Rogue Wave Software, which he joined through the acquisition of OpenLogic. He was the CTO and Founder of OpenLogic where he helped enterprises adopt and manage open source software. Previously in his 25+ year software career, he worked at IBM, IBM Global Services, General Electric, and Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield.
For over 20 years, he has spoken internationally on technical and business topics in dozens of conferences, including OSCON, JavaOne, Strata/Big Data conference, LinuxCon, and the No Fluff Just Stuff tour.
Rod holds both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Software Engineering from the University of Louisville. He lives with his wife and dogs in Colorado where they all enjoy hiking, traveling, and dog sports.