JAN 28, 2018 | GLOBAL
BSA | The Software Alliance Welcomes Three New Members
WASHINGTON — January 30, 2018 — BSA | The Software Alliance today announced the addition of three new members – Box, Informatica, and Okta. As BSA members, these companies will contribute their expertise to today’s dynamic global policy discussions, helping policymakers and the general public harness the opportunities that the software industry creates.
“We’re pleased to welcome these highly innovative companies to BSA,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance. “Every sector of the economy relies on software to succeed. Box, Informatica, and Okta will join BSA’s advocacy efforts before governments around the world to develop policies that encourage innovation and economic growth.”
- Box is a leader in cloud content management, empowering enterprises to revolutionize how they work by securely connecting their people, information and applications. Founded in 2005, Box today powers 80,000 businesses globally, including AstraZeneca, General Electric, P&G, and The GAP. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. Peter McGoff, Box’s SVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, will join BSA’s Board of Directors.
- Informatica is the only Enterprise Cloud Data Management leader that accelerates data-driven digital transformation. Informatica enables companies to unleash the power of data to fuel innovation, become more agile, and realize new growth opportunities, resulting in intelligent market disruptions. Founded in 1993, Informatica is headquartered in Redwood City, CA and has offices throughout the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Africa. Informatica has more than 7,000 customers worldwide. Brad Lewis, Informatica’s SVP & Chief Legal Officer, will join BSA’s Board of Directors.
- Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud connects and protects employees of many of the world's largest enterprises. It also securely connects enterprises to their partners, suppliers and customers. Thousands of customers trust Okta to work faster, boost revenue and stay secure. Founded in 2009, Okta is based in San Francisco with offices in Bellevue, WA; Toronto, London, Amsterdam; Sydney; San Jose, CA; and Washington, DC. Okta helps customers fulfill their missions faster by making it safe and easy to use the technologies they need to do their most significant work. Jon Runyan, Okta’s General Counsel, will join BSA’s Board of Directors.
Learn more about BSA’s 2018 policy priorities here.
BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) ist die globale Stimme der Software-Industrie gegenüber Politik und Wirtschaft. Die Mitglieder der BSA gehören zu den innovativsten Unternehmen weltweit und erarbeiten neue Software-Lösungen, die die Wirtschaft antreiben und das moderne Leben von heute prägen.
Die BSA mit Hauptsitz in Washington, D.C., und Niederlassungen in über 30 Ländern weltweit leistet Pionierarbeit in der Schaffung von Programmen zur Einhaltung und Durchsetzung geistiger Eigentumsrechte und der Einführung von Richtlinien, auf deren Basis technologische Innovationen und die digitale Wirtschaft gefördert werden.