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Brett Smith (brett) - 4 years ago 2017-05-26 13:56:52
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<h1>Staff</h1>
 

	
 
<h2>Karen M. Sandler - Executive Director</h2>
 
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<h2 id="karen">Karen M. Sandler - Executive Director</h2>
 

	
 
<p>Karen M. Sandler is the executive director of Conservancy. Karen is known
 
as a cyborg lawyer for her advocacy for free software, particularly in
 
relation to the software on medical devices. Prior to joining Conservancy,
 
she was executive director of the GNOME Foundation. Before that, she was
 
general counsel of the Software Freedom Law Center. Karen
 
co-organizes <a href="http://www.outreachy.org">Outreachy</a>, the
 
award-winning outreach program for women globally and for people of color
 
who are underrepresented in US tech. She is also pro bono counsel to the FSF
 
and GNOME. Karen is a recipient of the O’Reilly Open Source Award and cohost
 
of the oggcast <a href="http://faif.us/">Free as in Freedom</a>.</p>
 

	
 
<p>Karen received her law degree from Columbia Law School in 2000, where she
 
was a James Kent Scholar and co-founder of the Columbia Science and
 
Technology Law Review. Karen received her bachelor’s degree in engineering
 
from The Cooper Union.</p>
 

	
 
<h2>Bradley M. Kuhn - President and Distinguished Technologist</h2>
 
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<h2 id="bkuhn">Bradley M. Kuhn - President and Distinguished Technologist</h2>
 
<p><a href="http://ebb.org/bkuhn/">Bradley M. Kuhn</a> is the President and
 
Distinguished Technologist at Software
 
Freedom Conservancy and on the Board of Directors of the <a
 
href="http://fsf.org/">Free Software Foundation (FSF)</a>. Kuhn began his
 
work in the software freedom movement as a volunteer in 1992, when he became
 
an early adopter of the GNU/Linux operating system, and began contributing to
 
various FLOSS projects.  He worked during the 1990s as a system administrator
 
and software developer for various companies, and taught AP Computer Science
 
at Walnut Hills High School in Cincinnati.  Kuhn's non-profit career began in
 
2000, when he was hired by the FSF.  As FSF's Executive Director from
 
2001&ndash;2005, Kuhn led FSF's GPL enforcement, launched its Associate
 
Member program, and invented the <a
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@@ -43,26 +41,25 @@ Software Freedom Law Center.  Kuhn was the primary volunteer for Conservancy
 
from 2006&ndash;2010, and has been a full-time staffer since early 2011.
 
Kuhn holds a summa cum laude B.S. in Computer Science from <a
 
href="http://www.loyola.edu/academic/computerscience">Loyola University in
 
Maryland</a>, and an M.S. in Computer Science from the <a
 
href="http://www.cs.uc.edu/">University of Cincinnati</a>.  <a
 
href="http://www.ebb.org/bkuhn/articles/thesis/">Kuhn's Master's thesis</a>
 
discussed methods for dynamic interoperability of FLOSS programming
 
languages.  Kuhn received the <a
 
href="http://www.oscon.com/oscon2012/public/schedule/detail/25039">O'Reilly
 
Open Source Award in 2012</a>, in recognition for his lifelong policy work on
 
copyleft licensing.</p>
 

	
 
<h2>Tony Sebro - General Counsel</h2>
 
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<h2 id="tony">Tony Sebro - General Counsel</h2>
 
<p>Tony Sebro is a seasoned technology attorney with a broad base of
 
business and legal experience relating to technology, strategy, and
 
business development.  Before joining Conservancy, Tony was most recently
 
a Partner with the PCT Companies, a family of professional service firms.
 
Prior to that, he was Program Director, Technology &amp; Intellectual
 
Property at IBM's Armonk, New York world headquarters, where he was
 
responsible for developing and executing licensing strategies in
 
partnership with IBM's Software Group.  In that role, Tony led
 
negotiations and structured deals with market leaders in the web
 
technology, e-commerce, retail, enterprise software, and financial
 
services sectors.  Tony also led various internal strategic initiatives,
 
including an effort to provide business leaders of key emerging market
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@@ -71,40 +68,38 @@ monetization strategies, as well as the revamping and supervision of IBM's
 
corporate-wide process for determining the value and availability of
 
patents for sale.  Prior to his tenure at IBM, Mr. Sebro practiced law in
 
the New York office of Kenyon &amp; Kenyon, LLP, handling litigation and
 
licensing matters for clients in the medical, pharmaceutical and
 
mechanical technology areas.  Tony received his J.D. and his M.B.A. from
 
the University of Michigan.  He received his B.S. from the Massachusetts
 
Institute of Technology. Tony is a member of the New York bar and
 
registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Tony
 
is also an active participant in and supporter of the non-profit
 
community, and has served on the boards of multiple non-profit
 
organizations.</p>
 

	
 
<h2>Brett Smith - Director of Strategic Initiatives</h2>
 
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<h2 id="brett">Brett Smith - Director of Strategic Initiatives</h2>
 
<p>Brett Smith began his FLOSS advocacy in 2000 at college, organizing
 
student groups and discussing the issues with professors and journalists.  He
 
also spent a couple of those summers interning at the Free Software
 
Foundation, and working in various assisting roles there when he returned to
 
campus.  Later on he worked as the FSF's License Compliance Engineer from
 
2006-2012, helping to shepherd the GPLv3 drafting process and do outreach
 
after the license was released.  From there, he worked as a Systems Engineer
 
at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and
 
an <a href="https://arvados.org/">Arvados</a> maintainer at Curoverse before
 
joining Conservancy as Director of Strategic Initiatives in 2016.  He holds a
 
BS in Computer Science from the University of Kentucky.</p>
 

	
 
<h2>Denver Gingerich - FLOSS License Compliance Engineer</h2>
 
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<h2 id="denver">Denver Gingerich - FLOSS License Compliance Engineer</h2>
 

	
 
<p>
 
Denver works part-time managing the technical side of Conservancy's
 
license compliance work, triaging new reports and verifying complete and
 
corresponding source (C&amp;CS).  His roles elsewhere have recently
 
included financial trading software development on GNU/Linux and
 
previously involved writing system software for hardware companies,
 
including driver writing for the kernel named Linux at ATI (now AMD) and
 
Qualcomm.  He founded a company that designs and builds magnetic stripe
 
readers for security hobbyists where he designed the hardware and
 
developed the device's tools and firmware, which are both free software.
 
Denver also writes free software in his spare time, with patches accepted
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