Anthony I. (Tony) Wasserman

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Name:Anthony I. (Tony) Wasserman

Anthony I. (Tony) Wasserman has been a Professor in the Software Management program at Carnegie Mellon University’s Silicon Valley campus since 2005. At CMU-SV, he created the Center for Open Source Investigation, a center that serves as a focus for his research.

Previously, Tony was the founder and CEO of Interactive Development Environments (IDE), a company that was one of the first 100 dot-coms and created the innovative multiuser platform for Software through Pictures (StP). IDE was also one of the first companies to include open source software in a commercial product. Tony later served as VP of Engineering for a dot-com startup and as VP for Bluestone Software, a developer of a Java EE application server. His work at Bluestone included creating mobile web applications in 2000, as the very first smartphones were entering the marketplace. Early in his career, Tony was Professor of Medical Information Science at the University of California - San Francisco, and a Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, leaving to start IDE.

Tony is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a Fellow of the ACM, honored for his contributions to integrated software engineering environments. In 2020, he was selected as an IFIP Fellow. From 2010 to 2016, He served on the Board of Directors of the Open Source Initiative (OSI) and since 2015 has been the chair of IFIP Working Group 2.13 (Open Source Systems), a group belonging to the International Federation of Information Processing’s Technical Committee on Programming. He is an advisor to several startups, has served as a judge at numerous startup competitions, and is a frequent speaker at both research and practitioner-oriented conferences around the world.

Tony has served as a Visiting Professor at the Vrije Universiteit (Amsterdam), the Université de Genève, and the National University of Singapore. He has visited more than 75 countries. Tony enjoys photography and posts many of his photos on Flickr.

Country:United States
Affiliation:Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley
Research interests:Evaluation, adoption, and use of open source software - OSSpal; software startups


ICSE 2023 Committee Member in Joint Track on Software Engineering Education and Training within the SEET - Software Engineering Education and Training-track
DREE 2022 Author of Emulating a Tech Startup in a University: Everything but the Code within the DREE 2022-track
ICSE 2022 Session Chair of Tools and Environments 2 (part of Technical Track)
Committee Member in Program Committee within the SEET - Software Engineering Education and Training-track
Session Chair of Tools and Environments 3 (part of Technical Track)
BCNC 2021 Committee Member in Program Committee within the BCNC-track
Committee Member in Organizing Committee within the BCNC-track
SPLASH 2021 Organizing Committee of BCNC within the Workshops-track
OSS 2021 Committee Member in Program Committee within the OSS 2021 Papers-track
OSS 2019 Chair, IFIP WG 2.13 in Organizing Committee
Author of The evolution of Open Source Software ecosystem over the last 15 years, and the role open source in the context of Digital Transformation, IoT, and Smart Technologies within the OSS 2019 Panel-track
* ICSE 2018 * Author of The Evolution of Requirements Practices in Software Startups within the Technical Papers -track
MobileDeLi 2015 Committee Member in Program Committee
Committee Member in Program Committee within the MobileDeLi-track