Oliver Fendt studied Electrical Engineering and started his career as software developer at Siemens. Today he is Senior Manager Open Source Software and owner of the topic Open Source Software (OSS) at Siemens. In this role he is heading the Open Source Task Force, a companywide board of experts, which oversee the license compliant use of OSS in products, solutions and services. Oliver has more than 18 years’ experience in open source software, its license conditions and how to comply to the different licenses. During this time, he kicked off several initiatives and projects. He further developed several trainings about Open Source Software.
Oliver is governing board member of the OpenChain and ACT project and heads the OpenChain Reference Tooling Work Group.