Simon Phipps

Open Source Initiative, President

Interview mit DINAcon Keynote Speaker Simon Phipps (Open Source Initiative)

Twenty years after the Open Source Initiative was created, open source has grown from a disruptive idea to a default approach to software. Simon Phipps, President of the Open Source Initiative, holds a degree in electronic engineering and is a former Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the British Computer Society. He is a consultant providing insight and knowledge on open source, digital rights and the emerging meshed economy to businesses and governments worldwide. He is┬áa┬ápro bono┬ádirector of the UKÔÇÖs┬áOpen Rights Group┬áand of┬áThe Document Foundation,┬ácreators of┬áLibreOffice┬áand┬áof the┬áOpen Source Initiative, the┬ánon-profit organisation that acts steward of the canonical list of open source licenses and the Open Source Definition.