This is the seventh “speaker spotlight” article for Wisdom Australia 2019 – a chance for you to see some of the wonderful speakers and sessions we’ve got in store for you this November in Melbourne.
Wes Lewis, Founder, Look LicensingJoining me this time is Wes Lewis, founder of Look Licensing.
My Life as an Adobe Auditor
My session is about my experience as a “License Management Consultant” at Adobe. Adobe conducts regular audits of customers, and also has several programs in place to combat piracy of their software. In this session I’ll give an overview of Adobe’s audit practices, and portfolio of anti-piracy programs.
I got an internship for a LAR out of college, and it stuck! Working for SoftwareONE during a period of rapid growth was fun and exciting and gave me exposure to a lot of facets of this niche we’re all in!
I founded Look Licensing to be a resource to those who find the responsibility of License Management falling onto their plate. I believe that most people who need to work with licensing are more than capable of figuring it all out, but too often just don’t have the time. So basically, I’m hoping to freely give advice, tools, and resources to IT folks via my website, and then if that sort of thing isn’t quite enough, and they need some extra help, they can hire me to help out!
I love the bleeding edge in any industry, weather that be new scientific breakthroughs, new gadgets, or even new developments in ITAM!
With that in mind, I’m really excited about the position ITAM is in as the world becomes more and more data driven. We gather a LOT Of data in our roles, and I think the future will give us the chance to leverage this data in new ways that we have not traditionally used it for.
Better use of the data available
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
Adobe is used by a large number of organisations and I think understanding more about their audit practices will be interesting for many of our attendees to hear.