Rod Cope, Perforce Software
Rod Cope
Perforce Software

Rod Cope is the CTO of Perforce Software.  He provides technical vision and architectural leadership for the company’s globally distributed development teams.  Based on his analysis of market events and trends, he also influences product direction and messaging.  Rod was the Founder and CTO of OpenLogic. Previously in his 25+ year software career, he worked at IBM, IBM Global Services, General Electric, and for the CTO of Anthem. Rod has also led key technical teams working on mission-critical applications at Ericsson and Integral.  For the last 20 years, Rod has spoken on various technical and business topics at dozens of conferences around the world, including JavaOne, OSCON, Embedded World, ApacheCon, Strata/Big Data, LinuxCon, and API World. Rod holds both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Software Engineering from the University of Louisville.