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Wednesday, August 29 • 2:10pm - 2:50pm
Creating a Positive Compliance Program - Nithya Ruff & Krista Khare, Comcast

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One of the characteristics of Open Source Software are the licenses that come with the software. They grant privileges we enjoy but also bring along obligations that we need to abide by. Having a philosophy and an approach to compliance is an important mindset to have as developers and managers alike don't
welcome having to do one more thing. My team and I at Comcast have worked to take a very customer centric and a empowering approach to our compliance program which has helped us work more collaboratively with all of our stakeholders such as developers, legal teams and leaders.We will share some
of the guiding principles we have used and the benefits we have seen to them in rolling out an OSS Compliance Program

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Krista Khare

Open Source Compliance and Delivery Manager, Comcast
Krista Khare is a Program Manager with Comcast’s Open Source Practice and has been with Comcast since early 2017. In her role, Krista helps engineers to open source their software and also acts as a consultant on open source compliance. She enjoys launching and managing early-stage... Read More →
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Nithya Ruff

Head, OSPO, Amazon
Nithya is the Head of Amazon’s Open Source Program Office. Amazon’s customers value open source innovation and the cloud’s role in helping them adopt and run important open source services. She drives open source culture and coordination inside of Amazon and engagement with... Read More →

Wednesday August 29, 2018 2:10pm - 2:50pm PDT
Room 212