Nov 3 – 5, 2023
Riga, Latvia
Europe/Riga timezone

Penpot, why it matters and a hands-on demo

Nov 4, 2023, 2:00 PM
Omega 2 – Plenary (Radisson Blu Latvija)

Omega 2 – Plenary

Radisson Blu Latvija

Talk (25 Minutes) Content & Design


Pablo Ruiz-Múzquiz (he/him)


For too long open source has lacked a truly professional design & prototyping tool for building software. Perhaps partly because of the intricate (reasons &) consequences of this, great UX/UI design hasn't been among the qualities of open source software.
This talk will share the big WHYs around and open source & open standards design & prototyping platform like Penpot and demo specific features and capabilities the Ubuntu community could benefit from.

Session author's bio

Pablo is the CEO of Kaleidos, makers of Taiga and Penpot. He has 20+ years of experience in software development and has been an entrepreneur since 2011. He has led major technological undertakings ranging from AI to Retail. His academic background in Physics and Computer Science is at the core of his multidisciplinary collaboration ethos. He raised $8M for the biggest Series A round for an open source product in Spain to date and helps kindred spirits that aim at positive impact of technology.

He frequently speaks about open source, design and code collaboration and lean and inclusive teams.

On a personal side, he loves archery, role-playing games, gardening and cooking.

Social Media @diacritica @diacritica@fosstodon
Level of Difficulty Beginner

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