Zaheda Bhorat

Zaheda Bhorat by Peter Adams.

Zaheda Bhorat, Menlo Park, California, 2017.

Zaheda Bhorat is an open source advocate and evangelist. Bhorat helped establish Google’s first open source program office as well as its highly successful “Summer of Code” mentoring program. She is also an open source community development expert having headed both the OpenOffice.org and NetBeans.org communities while working at Sun Microsystems. Most recently, she is the head of open source strategy and head of the program office at Amazon Web Services.