Levels

  • The OpenPOWER Foundation is a 501c6 not-for-profit entity with a Board of Directors and a Technical Steering Committee.
    • Membership levels provide either a default Board of Director position (Platinum) or an opportunity to be elected to the Board (Gold, Silver, and Associate/Academic members). The Bylaws detail additional governance by the Board including maximum seats, terms, etc.
    • The Technical Steering Committee is formed from the Work Group Leads from the core projects and one representative designated by each Platinum member.
  • OpenPOWER offers a tiered membership of Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Associate/Academic memberships.
    • Annual fee and dedicated full-time equivalent (FTEs) – verification of committed number of FTEs on honor system
    • Contributors, committers, Work Group leads and project leads influence Technical Steering Committee
    • Associate/Academic level is not available to corporations

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