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Thursday, November 12 • 1:35pm - 2:05pm
Why Your OSPO Needs to Invest in More Than Compliance - Nithya Ruff, The Linux Foundation

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Often the reason for starting an open source program office is to comply with the license obligations that growing consumption demands. It is risk mitigation and a must do. But to truly reap the rewards of open source in a company, the OSPO and the organization needs to go past just consuming and complying. Nithya will talk about the Comcast journey into open source and why they believe strongly in investing in open source competencies and engagement with communities as a company.

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Nithya Ruff

Executive Director, Open Source Program Officer, Comcast & Chair, Board of Directors, The Linux Foundation
Nithya A. Ruff is the Head of Comcast’s Open Source Program Office. She is responsible for growing Open Source culture inside of Comcast and engagement with external communities. Nithya has been director-at-large on the Linux Foundation Board for the last 3 years and was recently... Read More →

Thursday November 12, 2020 1:35pm - 2:05pm EST
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