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February 11, 2016 6:54 PM 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, ...

800 District Avenue

Suite 221

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: 53
General Counsel
Director of Strategic Communications
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Black Duck Software, Inc. Key Developments

Lifeboat Distribution Announces Distribution Agreement with Black Duck Software

Lifeboat Distribution has announced a distribution agreement with Black Duck Software. Lifeboat will distribute Black Duck's security and compliance solutions through its network of resellers in the US and Canada. Increasingly, organizations worldwide rely on open source software to reduce development costs and accelerate time to market, but the rapid increase in open source use has presented significant security and license compliance challenges. Black Duck solutions address those challenges. Black Duck Hub, a subscription service, provides organizations with the visibility into their open source use that is necessary to control and manage it effectively. Lifeboat will promote Black Duck Software's security and compliance solutions in conjunction with Lifeboat's extensive line card of security, application lifecycle management, and network and infrastructure management products.

Black Duck Announces Expansion at its Burlington Global Headquarters

Black Duck announced major expansion at its Burlington, Mass., global headquarters that will add 35% more office and engineering space. When construction is completed in early spring, Black Duck will occupy the entire second floor of the 800 District Avenue office complex. During 2015, Black Duck’s employee count grew nearly 30% worldwide to 230, and the company projects a similar level of growth this year. In addition to its expansion in Greater Boston, Black Duck increased staffing and opened offices in the United Kingdom, Germany, the Nordics and Benelux. The headquarters expansion caps a year that saw 46% overall revenue growth for Black Duck, including a more than 50% revenue increase in its On-Demand business, which conducted more than 650 open source risk assessments and open source audits.

Black Duck Open To Partnerships

Black Duck Software, Inc. is open to additional partnerships. Black Duck's Chief Executive Officer N. Louis Shipley said: "We look forward to participating in additional strategic partnerships in 2016."

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