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Wednesday, October 28 • 18:30 - 18:55
Flies Like an Arrow: Open Source Compliance with Scale in Telco Environment - Ingrid Viitanen & Jonne Soininen, Nokia

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Nokia is one of the leading players in the telecommunications industry. Nokia has multiple business groups with hundreds of products and tens of thousands of engineers. Nokia's product portfolio ranges from highly embedded products working on specialized hardware to cloud native applications. Naturally, many of these products use open source of some kind. Needless to say, Nokia operates at scale. This requires a scalable and adaptable open source process that ensures open source compliance while enabling the product creation with minimal interference. This presentation will describe how this was done. How Nokia build a flexible open source process that enables Nokia's product creation taking also into account the need for the product groups to contribute to open source while working in the upstream first and how the Open Source Program Office (OSPO) was organized to take into account the legal, open source and patenting aspects.

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Jonne Soininen

Head of Open Source Initiatives, Nokia
Jonne Soininen is  Head of Open Source Initiatives at Nokia based in Espoo, Finland. Prior to this position, he worked in different positions with Nokia, Nokia Siemens Networks, Renesas Mobile and Broadcom and has an extensive history in telecommunications and software engineering... Read More →

Ingrid Viitanen

Head of the Nokia IP Legal team and General Counsel of Nokia Technologies and Nokia Bell Labs, Nokia
Ingrid is head of the Nokia IP Legal team and General Counsel of Nokia Technologies and Nokia Bell Labs. She has specialist expertise in intellectual property and technology transactions, and has played a leading role in establishing the legal side of Nokia’s open source process... Read More →

Wednesday October 28, 2020 18:30 - 18:55 GMT
OS Program Office Management Theater