March 01, 2015 10:50 AM ET


Company Overview of Black Duck Software, Inc.

Company Overview

Black Duck Software, Inc. provides open source logistics software solutions for open source software (OSS) adoption, governance, and management. It offers Black Duck suite, an on premises and Software-as-a-Service based solution that automates various processes, including code acquisition, approval, scanning, validation, cataloging, and monitoring; Black Duck Code Center for OSS logistics governance; Black Duck Protex that manages open source compliance; Black Duck Code Sight, a syntax-specific enterprise source code search engine that enables users to find, understand, and reuse internal codes by creating an index from various repositories across their enterprise; Black Duck KnowledgeBase, ...

8 New England Executive Park

Burlington, MA 01803

United States

Founded in 2002





Key Executives for Black Duck Software, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering
Age: 52
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President of Field Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Black Duck Software, Inc. Key Developments

Black Duck Software, Inc. Extends Security Capabilities in Open Source Management Suite

Black Duck Software, Inc. announced enhancements to its Black Duck Suite, which helps companies reap the benefits of open source software while actively managing associated logistical challenges, including licensing, operational, and security risks. In order to manage potential security risks associated with open source software, organizations need to identify and track the specific open source components in use and then map known security vulnerabilities to identify applications at risk. Black Duck has introduced new capabilities providing additional visibility into the remediation of identified issues. New features in the Black Duck Suite add remediation tracking that helps organizations ensure open source security vulnerabilities are mitigated as planned. New vulnerability report filters help spotlight applications that are most vulnerable. Using the Black Duck software development kit (SDK), identified vulnerability information can be integrated with other internal systems. New security vulnerability rollup data from component level to application level increases visibility and understanding for users. Further, reminder emails with escalation options have been added, ensuring timely follow up.

Black Duck Software Appoints Adam Clay as Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Black Duck Software announced the appointment of Adam Clay as Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Clay will pursue a multichannel strategy as part of Black Duck's efforts to accelerate the company's momentum within the enterprise. Clay joins Black Duck from Mendix.

Black Duck Software Appoints Bill Ledingham as Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering

Black Duck Software announced the appointment of Bill Ledingham to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Executive Vice President of Engineering. Ledingham will guide the company's technology vision and product strategy to further improve the performance and usability of Black Duck's breakthrough OSS Logistics solutions. He will also work closely with Lou Shipley, President and CEO of Black Duck, to grow the company's base of enterprise IT customers and address new markets with a SaaS model. Ledingham most recently served as CTO of Verdasys, a provider of data risk management and information security solutions for Fortune 1000 companies and the government.

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