Chris Stevenson is a managing director at DLA Piper, a global law firm with over 4000 lawyers in more than 40 countries and 65 cities. Chris earned a B.S. in Biology and Psychology magna cum laude from Tufts University and a J.D. cum laude from Boston College Law School. Before going to law school, he was head of technology services at Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences and a senior systems administrator at DaimlerChrysler Research and Technology, North America. Chris now concentrates his practice in the areas information technology and intellectual property protection, licensing and commercialization, and advises many clients on open source licensing matters.