JUN 29, 2016 | GLOBAL
Splunk Joins BSA | The Software Alliance
WASHINGTON — June 29, 2016 — BSA | The Software Alliance today announced that Splunk Inc., the San Francisco-based provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, is its newest member. Leonard Stein, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Splunk has also joined the BSA’s board of directors.
“Splunk is pleased to join BSA, a respected voice on Capitol Hill and with policymakers worldwide regarding issues related to data and security,” said Stein. “Splunk helps private sector, government, and education organizations improve IT operations, security, and business outcomes by collecting and analyzing machine data. We look forward to working with our fellow BSA members to advance polices that will help grow our digital economy and deliver positive social impact.”
“Splunk is a welcome addition to BSA. Its operational intelligence platform enables organizations to gain meaningful insights through real-time big data analytics,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance. “Splunk is a great example of how software can help people do amazing things, from strengthening their security to improving their IT operations to realizing the full promise of the emerging Internet of Things.”
Headquartered in San Francisco, Splunk has more than 11,000 customers in over 110 countries, and serves 85 Fortune 100 companies. Splunk was recently honored as one of the “Best Places to Work” in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times, for the ninth consecutive year and has been named by Linkedin to its 2016 Top Attractors list, which includes a ranking of the top 40 companies in the United States at attracting and keeping top talent.
BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that spark the economy and improve modern life.
With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.