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Tuesday, October 29 • 11:30 - 12:05
Experiences Building a Local Open Source Community via the OpenChain Project - Hiroyuki Fukuchi, Sony Corporation

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This session shares challenges that were encountered and lessons that were learned working together as a new local open source community around the OpenChain project in Japan. The OpenChain project is dedicated to building trust in software supply chains. The project prepares specifications, conformance evaluations and curriculum to promote OSS compliance.

In Japan, we have been building a local workgroup(Japan WG) of the project since 2017. A local workgroup gives non-native English speakers the opportunity to have easier and deeper discussions in their native language. While we communicate internally in Japanese, Japan WG communicates with the global community in English.

OSS compliance is not an area where companies compete, but rather benefits greatly from inter-organization collaboration. Japan WG provides real solutions for business. Now that they are aware of the value of collaboration, over 150 people from over 60 companies across automotive, CE and IT industries work together.

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Hiroyuki Fukuchi

Senior Alliance Manager, Sony Group Corporation
Hiro Fukuchi is Senior Alliance Manager in Sony. He is working on OSS compliance and relationship with OSS communities. He is the leader of the planning subgroup of the OpenChain Japan workgroup. He is a speaker at Open Source Summit Europe 2019, regarding building a reginal community... Read More →

Tuesday October 29, 2019 11:30 - 12:05 CET
Rhone 3A