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Thursday, March 27 • 10:00am - 10:50am
SPDX: Better Than We Imagined - Mark Gisi, Alisa Sedneva, Sameer Ahmed, Wind River Systems

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SPDX is the Linux Foundation’s standard for describing and exchanging licensing information of programs, open source packages and large software systems. Wind River has been creating and including thousands of SPDX files in its embedded Linux platforms. We see a number of benefits with SPDX 1.2 and would like to share our experiences with both creating SPDX files (a project perspective) and using this data within a license compliance program (a user perspective).

Legal and business professionals that are concerned about or responsible for IP license compliance will be interested in this session.


Sameer Ahmed

Senior Member of Technical Staff - App, Wind River Systems
Sameer Ahmed is a Sr. Member of Technical Staff at Wind River Systems. He has developed various cloud system applications including tools to generate and consumer SPDX data. Sameer is the technology lead of the SParts project and core blockchain ledger developer. Sameer has a Master... Read More →
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Mark Gisi

Director, Open Source, Wind River
Mark Gisi, Director of Open Source Programs at Wind River Systems, is manager of the open source program office responsible for open source adoption; risk mitigation; community engagement and innovation acceleration. Mark is also a lead contributor to the Hyperledger Software Parts... Read More →
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Alisa Sedneva

Sr. Intellectual Property Analyst, Wind River Systems
open source license compliance, due diligence, open source contributions

Thursday March 27, 2014 10:00am - 10:50am PDT
Salon IX

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