OpenChain Project Introduction

Shane Coughlan

English Session 2022-07-30 09:55 GMT+8  #keynote

Open source, the supply chain, and compliance are central to modern trade. License compliance has been joined by security compliance as central to trade. In this keynote Shane Coughlan, GM of the ISO standard for open source license compliance will explain what his community and other adjacent communities are doing to make things quicker, safer and more efficient.


Shane Coughlan is an expert in communication, security, and business development. His professional accomplishments include building the largest open source governance community in the world through the OpenChain Project, spearheading the licensing team that elevated Open Invention Network into the largest patent non-aggression community in history, and establishing the first global network for open source legal experts. He is a founder of both the first law journal and the first law book dedicated to open source. He currently leads the OpenChain Project, acts as an advisor to World Mobile, and is a General Assembly member of OpenForum Europe.