19th OCTOBER 2020


FREE To Attend

CLS is a sister-event of All Things Open, and takes places two days before All Things Open in the same venue. Be sure to join both events!

The Community Leadership Summit 2020 brings together community leaders, organizers and managers and the projects and organizations that are interested in growing and empowering a strong community.

The event pulls together the leading minds in community management, relations and online collaboration to discuss, debate and continue to refine the art of building an effective and capable community.

The event mixes together keynotes, unconference sessions, panels, and more to bring a rich set of content driven by a diverse audience.

Keynote Speakers at the Community Leadership Summit 2020

Jono Bacon

Founder, Community Leadership Summit and Jono Bacon Consulting

Scott Hanselman

Principal Community Architect for Web Platforms & Tools, Microsoft

Nithya Ruff

Head of Open Source Practice, Comcast

Jorge Castro

Community Manager, Heptio

Danese Cooper

Head of Open Source, PayPal

Raymond Paik

Community Manager, GitLabs

Kara Sowles

Manager of Community & Evangelism, Puppet

Todd Lewis

Founder, All Things Open & Open Source 101

Jeremy Garcia

Founder of

Why come to the Community Leadership Summit?


Learn approaches, techniques, and methodologies from community leaders from a range of different industries.


Share your experiences, approaches, and perspectives to help craft community leadership across a range of professions.


Meet fascinating community leaders from around the world and expand your friendships and professional networks.


Expand your skills and potential by getting feedback and ideas around the work that you do and how you do it.