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Wednesday, February 15 • 3:20pm - 3:50pm
Dealing with Open Source in a Large Company - Alexios Zavras & Jessica Marz, Intel

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A large company employing thousands of software developers worldwide faces many challenges to consistently manage its use and release of open source software. The underlying compliance requirements of open source software licenses, however, are the same for every organization, regardless of size. This talk will detail some of our experiences with developing and refining practices that address open source compliance issues and are designed to be transparent, repeatable, and scalable. We will describe the evolution of a number of such processes, from inception to present day to planned future enhancements. An essential element is the operation of a board of experts conducting mandatory reviews of a variety of issues pertaining to the release of software containing open source-licensed components. The lessons learned can be applicable to any entity dealing with open source software.

Speakers
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Jessica Marz

director, open source program office, intel
Jessica Marz is Intel’s Chief Open Source Compliance Officer and Director of its Open Source Program Office. She summarizes the key responsibilities of her job as follows: “I explain legal things to software engineers, and software engineering things to lawyers.” Personally... Read More →
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Alexios Zavras

Senior Open Source Compliance Engineer, Intel
Alexios has been involved with Free and Open Source Software since 1983, and is an evangelist for all things Open. Besides his duties in Intel, he is an active participant in a number of industry-wide efforts around compliance issues, like TODO group, SPDX, and OpenChain. He has presented... Read More →


Wednesday February 15, 2017 3:20pm - 3:50pm PST
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