[Talk-us] Conflicts of Interest

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Fri Feb 12 16:37:18 GMT 2010

On 2/12/10 11:29 AM, SteveC wrote:
> Hi
> One of the things we found at the OSMF is that you really need to be open about any potential conflicts of interest, like where you work or if you hold shares in TeleAtlas... that kind of thing. Anything a reasonable outsider could conclude is a potential conflict.
> I think that for your own good so it's not a surprise to people, all those running for the board of OSMF-US should be upfront about it. I don't think there's any shame in it, but I can tell you from experience that people get very upset if you're not clear about everything from day 1.
i'm willing to start. i have no affiliations in the industry at the 
present time,
just an IT consultant who is out looking for a full time gig, and working on
a startup which will have little to do with mapping.


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