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Wednesday, August 29 • 2:10pm - 2:50pm
OSPO Best Practices: Open Source as a Critical Supplier - Kevin Wang, FOSSA

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Over 80% of the code we ship in our software products today is from open source and third parties.  Open source has become a critical supplier to modern business, yet the traditional enterprise has few tools to deal with the new types of complexity, scale and speed that comes with modern open source usage.

In this talk, Kevin Wang (CEO @ FOSSA) outlines a set of frameworks and best practices developed from leading software companies and OSPOs (Open Source Programs Offices) on managing open source at the pace and scale of modern development.  By the end of this talk, you will learn a set of tools and strategies to help implement a strategy to help your company succeed at open source consumption.


Kevin Wang

Kevin Wang is the Founder & CEO FOSSA. In addition, Kevin was selected for Forbes 30 Under 30 and was a 2013 Thiel Fellow. Named by Network World as “Top 5 Open Source Companies to Watch” in 2017, FOSSA has helped over 3000 companies manage their open source components when shipping... Read More →

Wednesday August 29, 2018 2:10pm - 2:50pm PDT
Room 214