SEP 21, 2022 | GLOBAL
BSA Announces Databricks and Kyndryl as Newest Global Members
Top enterprise tech association continues to grow membership
WASHINGTON – September 21, 2022 – BSA | The Software Alliance, the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace, today announced that Databricks and Kyndryl have joined the association as global members. Scott Starbird, General Counsel of Public Affairs and Strategic Partnerships at Databricks, will join BSA’s Board of Directors.
“I am thrilled to welcome Databricks and Kyndryl to our global membership,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance. “Digital transformation is progressively growing within every sector, making new software developments more valuable than ever before. Databricks and Kyndryl are at the forefront of AI and IT infrastructure management, making their membership pivotal to BSA’s ongoing advocacy for policies that encourage ethical AI development and enable digital transformation services to businesses of all sizes. I am looking forward to working with both companies as BSA leads the charge on these important issues.”
- Databricks is a data and AI company with more than 7,000 organizations worldwide that rely on the Databricks Lakehouse Platform to unify their data, analytics, and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe. Founded by the original creators of Delta Lake, Apache SparkTM, and MLflow, Databricks is on a mission to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems.
- Kyndryl is the world’s largest IT infrastructure services provider. The company designs, builds, manages, and modernizes the complex, mission-critical information systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl’s more than 90,000 employees serve over 4,000 customers in more than 60 countries around the world, including 75 percent of the Fortune 100.
BSA has announced 11 new global members in 2022. Earlier this year, BSA welcomed Alteryx, Cisco, Crowdstrike, Dropbox, Graphisoft, Intel, PROKON, SAP, and Trinet. Learn more about BSA’s global membership 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.