John Roberts is the Founder of MotionGEO, Founder & CEO X2Engine, Co-Founder & Founding CEO, SugarCRM. John pioneered enterprise open source business applications.
How COSS Projects build a successful business with a thriving community that loves the projects and supports the company behind it.
John’s introduction and presentation topic: Commercial Open Source for Business Applications - 0:07
John’s journey and origins of SugarCRM - 0:41
What got John into COSS / Defining COSS, and the origins of SugarCRM - 2:57
Key Actions that Led to Igniting the OSS Community, founding of the COSS definition - 6:15
Go-To-Market and Sales in the Context of OSS - 10:38
COSS Business Design Evolution, looking from 2004-2019 and 2020-2030 - 13:25
COSS Playbook 2020 - 22:40
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