Mentorship Session: Open Source Licensing

Open Source Licensing
January 13 | 10:00 – 11:30 am PST

Join us for: Open Source Licensing, with Steve Winslow, Director of Strategic Programs, The Linux Foundation.

Open source licenses are the engine that enables collaboration across boundaries and among community participants on transparent terms. In this webinar, Steve will review the role that licenses play in open source development and will describe best practices for managing and expressing license information in open source code.

The session will begin with an overview by Steve (45 minutes) and will be followed by Q&A – an opportunity to both ask questions and for group discussion (45 minutes).

Join us for a complimentary live mentoring session!

Open Source Licensing
Wednesday, January 13
10:00 – 11:30 am PST

Steve Winslow, Director of Strategic Programs, The Linux Foundation

Steve runs The Linux Foundation’s license scanning and analysis service, advising projects about licenses identified in their source code and dependencies. Steve is also involved with projects including SPDX, FOSSology and the Community Data License Agreement; manages The Linux Foundation’s trademark program; and assists on other legal matters. Previously, Steve was Vice President of Technology Law at Intralinks and an associate at Choate, Hall and Stewart in Boston. Steve graduated from Georgetown University Law Center and majored in computer science at Williams College.