Javier Perez


Passionate about technology and open source software, Javier is Chief Evangelist for Perforce Software. Responsible for technical thought leadership and advocacy for the open source and application security portfolios. Prior to Perforce, Javier led the open source program strategy for the IBM Z & LinuxONE platforms at IBM. Javier has been in the application development, open source, cloud, app security, AI, SaaS, and mobile industries for 25+ years. From leading product strategy in the open-source security space at Veracode to product management for Axway’s successful Appcelerator open source offering, and at Red Hat via startup acquisition as Director of Product Management driving the OpenShift-based Mobile Application Platform. Speaker and blogger, Javier has had the opportunity to speak at industry events all over the world. Javier holds an honors degree in Computer Systems and an MBA.