Martin Michlmayr has been involved in various free and open source software projects for well over 15 years. He acted as the leader of the Debian project for two years and currently serves on the board of the Open Source Initiative (OSI). Martin works for HP as an Open Source Community Expert. In this role, he facilitates open source activities both internally within HP as well as externally within the broader open source community. Martin holds Master degrees in Philosophy, Psychology and Software Engineering, and earned a PhD from the University of Cambridge. Martin received an O'Reilly Open Source Award in 2013 for his contributions to the open source community.
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Licensing is an important component of every free software and open source project. This is especially true as an increasing number of corporations are adopting and distributing open source applications and code. This track considers various legal and licensing aspects of open source, both from a community and a corporate perspective. This track is a great opportunity for you to discuss legal and licensing aspects of open source with lawyers, decision makers, open source developers and other people who are interested in legal aspects of open source.