OCT 19, 2021 | GLOBAL
BSA Welcomes Two New Global Members
Shopify and Unity join the enterprise software industry’s top advocacy group
WASHINGTON – October 19, 2021 – BSA | The Software Alliance is pleased to welcome Shopify and Unity as new global members. BSA will also add two new members to its Board of Directors: Vivek Narayanadas, Shopify’s Vice President, Legal and Data Protection Officer; and Ruth Ann Keene, Unity’s Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary.
“At BSA, we’ve said that every sector is a software sector for years. As the pace of digital transformation has sped up, that’s become truer than ever before. Industries ranging from agriculture to retail and beyond now rely on software platforms to power their daily operations,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance. “Our new members are groundbreaking leaders in digital transformation, and I’m excited to have them on board as we continue our work to promote ethical AI development, protect consumer privacy, and foster innovation.”
- Shopify is a leading provider of essential internet infrastructure for commerce, offering trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Founded in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify powers over 1.7 million businesses in more than 175 countries.
- Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run, and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices. Unity was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco.
BSA |“软件联盟”(www.bsa.org) 是全球软件行业的主要倡导者，旨在代表该行业，向政府和国际市场发声。其成员包括全球最具创新力的公司，这些公司制定的软件解决方案，不但能够刺激经济，还能提升现代生活的品质。
BSA 的总部位于华盛顿特区，其营运机构遍布 30 多个国家。BSA 凭借这些机构，率先涉足合规项目，以期促进使用合法软件、倡导制定公共政策，并以此培养技术创新能力，以及推动发展数字经济。