Karen Sandler

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Karen Sandler

Software Freedom Conservancy

Biography

Karen M. Sandler is Executive Director of the Software Freedom Conservancy, the nonprofit home of dozens of essential free software projects, including the GPL Compliance Project for Linux Kernel Developers. She is known for her advocacy for free and open source software, particularly in relation to the software on medical devices. She was previously the Executive Director of the GNOME Foundation. Karen co-organizes Outreachy (formerly Outreach Program for Women). She received an O’Reilly Open Source Award and is co-host of the oggcast “Free and in Freedom”. Karen is a lawyer, admitted to practice in the state of New York.

Proposals for this user

* IANYL and Other Basic Legal Concepts

Leveling the playing field: basic introduction to legal issues kernel developers talk about.
Refereed Presentations 05/12/2017
Karen Sandler

* Individual Contributors in a Corporate Landscape

This talk will examine the role of the individual contributor to the kernel and its related ecosystem, examining the role of corporations and how individuals fit into the big picture.
Refereed Presentations 05/12/2017
Karen Sandler