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At AI_dev Europe 2024, the LF AI & Data Foundation, dedicated to advancing open source AI and data innovation, announced Databricks as its newest Premier Member, reaffirming its commitment to fostering a vibrant, open AI and data community.

This announcement highlights Databricks’ dedication to building and supporting the open-source AI and data ecosystem, fostering collaboration, and creating new opportunities for all community members.  Databricks’ Premier membership in LF AI & Data reflects a strong commitment to recognizing the critical role of the next generation of open-source AI developers and entrepreneurs in shaping the future of technology.

“Databricks’ Premier membership in LF AI & Data underscores their commitment to advancing the open-source AI and data ecosystem, fostering collaboration, and empowering our community’s innovators. We look forward to their active participation in board activities and various technical committees, as well as their efforts to transition additional open-source projects for hosting under the foundation. ” – Ibrahim Haddad, Executive Director of LF AI & Data

As a Premier Member of LF AI & Data, Databricks continues to support knowledge sharing within the open-source AI and data ecosystem, reinforcing its commitment to fostering innovation. This collaboration emphasizes Databricks’ active role in nurturing a cooperative environment.

“At Databricks, our mission is to help data teams solve the world’s toughest problems. We empower them to create new experiences and transform their operations through innovative AI and data technologies. As a Premier Member of LF AI & Data, we strengthen our commitment to supporting diverse open-source AI and data communities. We believe that open-source technologies are foundational to accelerating innovation, enhancing transparency, and ensuring that technological progress is accessible to a broad audience from the outset.” – Olaf Hubel, Director of Developer Relations, Databricks

As a Premier Member, Databricks assumes a pivotal role within the Foundation’s Governing Board, signifying a significant presence in decision-making processes. This position underscores Databricks’ commitment to actively contributing to advancing AI innovation and strengthening the open-source community.

We warmly welcome Databricks. As we embark on this promising journey, Databricks’ inclusion as a Premier Member promises to catalyze significant advancements in AI and data.

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