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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.

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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, 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... Read More →


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

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