JUN 10, 2021 | GLOBAL
BSA | The Software Alliance Welcomes Three New Members
WASHINGTON, BRUSSELS – June 10, 2021 – BSA | The Software Alliance is pleased to welcome three new members at the global and regional levels. Zoom Video Communications, Inc. has joined BSA as a global member, and BlackBerry and Dropbox have joined as regional members in Europe. Aparna Bawa, Chief Operating Officer at Zoom, will join BSA’s Board of Directors.
“The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly demonstrated the power of software to connect, secure, and transform our work. I’m thrilled to welcome BlackBerry, Dropbox, and Zoom—leaders in digital transformation, cybersecurity, and video communications—to BSA,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance. “The accelerating pace of digital transformation in every industry means it’s more important than ever to build trust through responsible, risk-based approaches to cybersecurity, ensure that consumers around the world have strong privacy protections, and work towards forward-looking digital trade policies that foster innovation. Working with these three great companies will be an incredible asset as BSA continues to grow and expand our advocacy on key issues for the software industry.”
- BlackBerry provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments around the world. It secures more than 500 million endpoints including 175 million cars on the road today. BlackBerry leverages AI and machine learning to deliver innovative solutions in areas of cybersecurity, safety, and data privacy, and is a leader in endpoint security management, encryption, and embedded systems. BlackBerry is based in Canada, with offices in the US, Europe, the UK, and Asia.
- Dropbox is the one place to keep life organized and keep work moving. With more than 700 million registered users across 180 countries, Dropbox is on a mission to design a more enlightened way of working. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
- Zoom Video Communications helps people and businesses stay connected so they can get more done together. From meetings, chat, phone, and webinars to conference room systems and online events, Zoom’s secure, reliable video platform powers all of your communication needs. Founded in 2011, Zoom is publicly traded (NASDAQ:ZM) and headquartered in San Jose, California.
Learn more about BSA’s 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.