Oliver Fendt studied telecommunication engineering. After his studies he started his career as a software developer at Siemens. He took several positions as software developer and project lead. In 2003 he moved on to Siemens Corporate Technology where he became responsible for Open Source license compliance. Oliver has more than 19 years experience in Open Source software, its license conditions and how to comply with different licenses. During this time, he kicked off several initiatives to reduce the cost of license compliance work. He has profound expertise in all areas of Open Source license compliance. Oliver initiated the O project and is the maintainer of the curation database repository.
Caren Kresse, OSADL
Caren Kresse holds a Master degree in Physics. Already during her studies she used and appreciated the large amount of Open Source software and she became acquainted with all aspects of Open Source communities. In particular, she specialized on legal and practical aspects of conveying Open Source software and has been working on various aspects of Open Source license compliance with OSADL since 2018. Among others, Caren leads the OSADL Open Source Policy project and is deeply involved in the OSADL License Obligations Checklists project. Furthermore, she maintains the OSADL Docker Base Image. Caren contributes curated data to the curation database and maintains the O project page.