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Thursday, September 19 • 11:10am - 11:30am
Softening Ossified Licensing Stances - Salil Deshpande, Bain Capital Ventures

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There has been much debate about whether authors of open source software should be able to express a concept such as, "I do not want cloud infrastructure providers to take my open source code and run it as a commercial service." And if such a concept is expressed by an open source author, whether the code should or should not be called open source.
After quickly covering the history of this controversy this session will predict its future.


Salil Deshpande

Managing Director, Bain Capital Ventures
Salil focuses on early stage infrastructure software, open source and crypto. Salil was named to the Forbes Midas List of the 100 best-performing venture capitalists in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. Over the last 14 years Salil has invested into more than 50 companies... Read More →

Thursday September 19, 2019 11:10am - 11:30am PDT
Main Stage