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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.

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Jessica Marz

Director, Open Source Program Office, Intel Corporation
Jessica Marz works for Intel Corporation's Open Source Technology Center and has been involved in software legal compliance since becoming licensed to practice law. In her current role, she is responsible for defining and managing Intel’s corporate Open Source Software policies... Read More →

Alexios Zavras

Software Engineer, Intel
Alexios Zavras (zvr) is the Senior Open Source Compliance Engineer of Intel Corp. He has been involved with Free and Open Source Software since 1983, and is an evangelist for all things Open. He has presented in a number of national and international conferences, including past LF... Read More →

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