Burns H. Weston

Burns H. Weston (USA) is Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus & Senior Scholar at the Center for Human Rights at the University of Iowa. He is Director of the Climate Legacy Initiative, Co-Director of the Commons Law Project (CLP) and Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science. He co-edited World Order: A Problem-Oriented Coursebook (2011).

Rainer Kuhlen

Rainer Kuhlen (Germany) is Professor Information Science, University of Konstanz; Member of the German Committee, UNESCO; and Member of the Green Academy. His most recent book is Successful Failure: Twilight of Copyright? (2008, in German). His current project is IUWIS, http://www.iuwis.de. Personal website: http://kuhlen.name. Blog: http://netethics-net.

Michel Bauwens

Michel Bauwens (Belgium/Thailand) is the founder of the P2P Foundation, a global research collaborative network on peer production as well as Co-Founder of the Commons Strategies Group. He lives in Chiang Mai, in northern Thailand. Michel is currently Primavera Research Fellow at the University of Amsterdam and is an external expert at the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (2008, 2012).

Vicente J. Ruiz Jurado

Vicente J. Ruiz Jurado (Spain) is a computer engineer. For more than a decade, he has been happy and busy trying to solve problems in our society through social, environmental, hacking and pro-commons activism. He is Co-Founder of Ourproject, Move Commons and Comunes.org, among others. He keeps trying....

Samer Hassan

Samer Hassan (Spain/Lebanon) is an activist, researcher in artificial intelligence and assistant professor at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He is Co-Founder of the Comunes.org collective, an umbrella for initiatives such as Ourproject, Kune and Move Commons.

Bastien Guerry

Bastien Guerry (France) is a French free software activist. He currently works on exploring new digital experiences for cultural heritage institutions. He spent the last five years working for projects like One Laptop Per Child, Wikimedia and the GNU project.

Javier de la Cueva

Javier de la Cueva (Spain) is a practicing lawyer. He has handled the defense for Ladinamo (the first ruling ever to acknowledge Copyleft) and Sharemula (which confirmed that websites offering links to P2P networks do not infringe on intellectual property). He participates actively in Medialab-Prado Commons Lab. He is a Sysadm; writes his scripts in Python; and is an intellectual property lecturer.

David E. Martin

David E. Martin (USA) is a business founder, public policy advisor, and foresight communicator. He pioneered the field of unstructured data analysis and linguistic genomics and groundbreaking new methods for global finance and ethics. He is the founder and Chairman of M-CAM and shares his life with his wife Colleen and his two children, Katie and Zachary. His blog is Inverted Alchemy, at http://invertedalchemy.blogspot.com.

Naumi Haque

Nauman Haque (Canada) is currently the Associate Research Director for the Enterprise Council on Small Business at Corporate Executive Board. Nauman has a decade of experience in the research and advisory industry. He has conducted research and provided thought leadership on a variety of topics, including enterprise collaboration, social media, digital identity and customer behavior.

Thomas Gegenhuber

Thomas Gegenhuber (Austria) has several years of nonprofit experience. He worked in Toronto for the think-tank nGenera insight that is chaired by Don Tapscott, conducting research on open government. He now contributes to such projects in Linz and blogs at http://thomas-gegenhuber.at.


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