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.
소프트웨어 연합(BSA | The Software Alliance, 이하 BSA)(www.bsa.org)은 각국 정부를 대상으로 세계 시장에서 전 세계 소프트웨어 업계를 대변하고 옹호하는 선도적 연합체입니다. 세계의 가장 혁신적 기업들이 회원사로 참여하며 경제에 활기를 불어 넣고 현대의 생활을 향상시키는 소프트웨어 솔루션을 만들어 내고 있습니다.
워싱턴 DC에 본부를 두고, 30개국이 넘는 국가들에서 운영되는 BSA는, 합법적 소프트웨어 사용을 증진시키고 기술 혁신을 촉진하며 디지털 경제의 성장을 추진하는 공공 정책을 지지하는 준법 프로그램들을 선도합니다.