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Luis Villa

Luis Villa

Tidelift
Co-founder and General Counsel
San Francisco, CA, USA


Luis Villa Co-founder and General Counsel of Tidelift. 

Prior to founding Tidelift, Luis was Deputy General Counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation, handling a variety of issues, including open source and open data licensing. Formerly, he was an associate in the Palo Alto office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, where he represented Google in the Google-Oracle trial, and advised licensing clients that included Amazon, Facebook, and a variety of startups. He also led the revision of the Mozilla Public License for the Mozilla Foundation. Luis is also a director and chair of the Licensing Committee for the Open Source Initiative. Before practicing law, Luis was an engineer and manager at a successful open source startup and "geek in residence" for a year at the Berkman Center for Internet, Law, and Society at Harvard Law School.
Luis Villa is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Outline of Issues and Resources for Recognition and Elimination of Bias in FOSS Communities (Substantive Outline) (November 2018) - Open Source Software 2018 -- from Compliance to Cooperation, Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Web Segment  Web Segment Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source - Open Source Software 2018 -- from Compliance to Cooperation, Thursday, November 29, 2018
Elimination of Bias in Open Source Communities - Open Source Software 2018 -- from Compliance to Cooperation, Thursday, November 29, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source - Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source, Thursday, November 29, 2018
Elimination of Bias in Open Source Communities - Elimination of Bias in Open Source Communities, Thursday, November 29, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Elimination of Bias in Open Source Communities - Elimination of Bias in Open Source Communities, Thursday, November 29, 2018
Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source - Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source, Thursday, November 29, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source - Hot Topics: APIs and Open Source, Thursday, November 29, 2018
Elimination of Bias in Open Source Communities - Elimination of Bias in Open Source Communities, Thursday, November 29, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Open Source Software 2018 -- from Compliance to Cooperation, Wednesday, December 05, 2018, San Francisco, CA
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