March 12-14, 2019 - Half Moon Bay, CA
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Thursday, March 14 • 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Intro to Setting Up an OSS Compliance Program in Your Organization - Indira Bhatt, Independent Consultant & Gwyn Murray, Matau Legal Group

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Open Source Software is everywhere and has formed the backbone of the software supply chain. With this firstly, there is a need for organizations to know what OSS is being used (brought in and shipped out) Secondly, organizations need to discover the license and security obligations around its usage. And thirdly, there is a bigger need to define a compliance program that works well within an organization to effectively discover, manage and remediate both licensing and security risks. Indira and Gwyn will review current trends in OSS usage, legal implications, compliance lessons learned from past Tech Due Diligence transactions. Indira will also talk about how leveraging the OpenChain Specification and using OSS maturity assessments, checklists and tooling to help begin establishing governance and organizational structure to enable the formation of a successful compliance program.

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Gwyn Murray

Founder and Principal, Matau Legal Group
Gwyn Firth Murray is founder and principal of the Matau Legal Group, which offers a broad range of commercial, licensing, and other legal services to both start-up and established companies in the high tech and biotech industries (see www.mataulegal.com). Ms. Murray also provides expert witness and litigation support services in the area of free and open source software licensing (FLOSS, FOSS, or OSS). She also was co-founder of Open Bar, Inc., a not-for-profit organization focused on legal rights and responsibilities in the world of open... Read More →
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Indira Bhatt

Principal, Independent Consultant
Indira is currently an independent consultant, having worked previously as a manager in KPMG’s San Francisco Advisory practice; with nearly 10 years of experience in the area of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) due diligence. One of the original key members of the Palamida services... Read More →

Thursday March 14, 2019 2:30pm - 3:00pm
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