Sophia Vargas is a Researcher and Program Manager within Google’s Open Source Programs Office. In this role she leads research efforts that span project health, contributor experience, and open source economics. She is also on the Governing Board and an active contributor to the CHAOSS community. Prior to Google, Sophia was an analyst at Forrester Research, covering data center infrastructure and cloud strategy.
November 3rd, 2023 | 42 mins 16 secs
Sophia shares the challenge of understanding contributor motivations, Google's role in open source, and the vital 'glue work' in open source communities.