CTO to Chair Apache Incubator Committee and Speak at ApacheCon North America 2013


Cambridge—November 14, 2013—Basis Technology, the global leader in multilingual search and text analytics, announced today that CTO Benson Margulies has been appointed chairperson to the Apache Incubator Project Management Committee this winter. Benson has been an active contributor to the open source software community as a member of the Apache Software Foundation for the last three years, and he has also served as a contributor for many years. At Apache, he is also a Project Management Committee member of Apache Mahout, Apache CXF, Apache Accumulo, and Apache Maven.

In his new role, Benson will be speaking about the Apache Incubator at ApacheCon North America (February 26-28, 2013) in Portland, Oregon.

Basis Technology’s support of open source software projects includes a sponsorship of the Apache Software Foundation and Unicode Consortium, and encouraging our employees to make code contributions to Apache and other open source projects.

Should you bring your project to the Incubator?

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 10:15 a.m.–11 a.m. in Room 1

by Benson Margulies

Almost all Apache projects start as ‘podlings’ in the Apache Incubator. If you have some code, or even an idea, you might be considering the possibility of bringing it to the Incubator. This talk will introduce you to the Incubator, and to the larger context of the Apache Software Foundation. We will walk through the steps to getting a project into the Incubator, what life is like inside the Incubator, and how podlings exit the Incubator. After listening to this talk, you should have a good overview of the process, and where to go and whom to ask for details or to start.

About Basis Technology

Basis Technology develops innovative products and solutions incorporating multilingual text analytics and digital forensics. The Rosette® linguistics platform provides morphological analysisentity extractionname matchingname translation, and chat translation, yielding useful information from unstructured data in such fields as information retrieval, government intelligence, e‑discovery, and financial compliance. The digital forensics team pioneers better, faster, and cheaper techniques to extract forensic evidence, keeping government and law enforcement ahead of the exponential growth of data storage volumes.

Basis’ products and services are used by over 250 major organizations, including, Cisco, EMC, Exalead/Dassault, Fujitsu, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi, Microsoft, NetBase, Oracle, Symantec, and governments worldwide. Learn more at or call +1-617-386-2090.

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