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Thursday, March 31 • 2:40pm - 3:30pm
The Benefits of SPDX Data in the IP Compliance Review Process - Mark Gisi & Sameer Ahmed, Wind River Systems

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As a major distributor of an embedded Linux platform, Wind River is required to review and clear 1000s of packages every year. Initially we used SPDX data to prepare and deliver open source license disclosure documents to customers. SPDX data has also become an important source of license compliance data that we heavily leverage in the IP compliance review process. Simply put, we have become depended on SPDX data. We present how we generate and use SPDX data to obtain much better licensing information while simultaneously streamlining the review process for 1000s of software packages annually.


Sameer Ahmed

Wind River Systems
Sameer Ahmed is a Member of Technical Staff at Wind River Systems. He has developed various system applications including supporting SPDX.  
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Mark Gisi

Senior Intellectual Property Manager, Wind River Systems
Mark Gisi, Directory of Intellectual Property and Open Source at Wind River Systems (an Intel subsidiary), has been responsible for managing Open Source policies, processes and programs for the past 10 years. Mark has extensive experience managing the use of open source software to both maximize ROI and mitigate risk. That includes managing Open source software to go beyond reducing costs such as: accelerating innovation; fostering internal... Read More →

Thursday March 31, 2016 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Alpine Ballroom A

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