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Brian Hsieh

Brian Hsieh is the Head of Uber's Open Source Program Office and an engineering manager at Uber. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from National Tsing Hua University. Passionate about open source and open innovation, he enjoys sharing his experiences in open source program management and agile implementation & transformation in meetups and coaching sessions worldwide.

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Introducing Uber’s Open Source Principles


Open source software underpins much of Uber’s  technology stack. Our teams also actively contribute to and develop software in the areas of artificial intelligence, deep learning, mobile development, data visualization, and infrastructure. Some of our projects, including Jaeger, Horovod

Uber Open Source in 2019: Community Engagement and Contributions


Open source software has been integral to the success of the Uber platform and its underpinning technologies since the company’s founding in 2009. Since then, Uber engineers have created new open source projects as well as leveraged and gave back

Uber Submits Hudi, an Open Source Big Data Library, to The Apache Software Foundation

The ability to manage and access petabytes of data quickly is crucial to the scalable growth of an entire data ecosystem. Still, this combined need for scale and speed does not always naturally fit into existing batch and streaming system

Year in Review: 2018 Highlights from Uber Open Source


The diversity of Uber’s open source offerings speaks to the complexity of our technology stack and the business problems we use these projects to solve. Open source also gives our engineers, data scientists, and researchers the opportunity to further build

Horovod Joins the LF Deep Learning Foundation as its Newest Project

Announced today, Horovod, Uber’s open source distributed training framework, joins the LF Deep Learning Foundation, a community umbrella project of The Linux Foundation that supports and sustains open source innovation in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning.


Uber Joins the Linux Foundation as a Gold Member

Uber has been an active and committed member of the open source community, leveraging, contributing, and developing open source solutions across our tech stack since launching our platform nearly 10 years ago. Announced today during Uber Open Summit 2018,

Announcing Uber Open Summit 2018: Collaboration at Scale

Like most technology companies, open source has played a large role in the growth of Uber’s business, and our teams use and contribute to numerous projects. In 2012, we released our first open source project on GitHub. Six years later, …

Year in Review: 2017 Highlights from Uber Open Source

Since the beginning, Uber has relied on open source technologies to build reliable, production-hardened systems that can grow at scale. In this spirit, Uber Engineering has given back several technologies to the open source community, ranging from a data visualization

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