PhD Candidate, Freelancing Writer & Facilitator, Open State Berlin
Talk to me about: Facilitation, Political Participation, Liquid Democracy, Cultural History of Programming, Raft Building, Astrology, Dragon Dreaming, Yoga and hopefully many other things...
LaPrimaire.org' objective is to break the monopoly of political parties over the designation of election candidates. We are currently working on organization the first open democratic primary for the 2017 french presidential elections.
Partnerships coordinator, Civocracy
Used to work in big corporates for CSR, now for a start-up in CivicTech! Love improvisation theater, social innovation stories and chocolate
Executive Director, VOXE.org
Leonore is the CEO of Voxe.org, one of the leading civic tech initiative in France. She studied international politics but was never involved in a political party and thought that she might not be the only one. She got passionate about youth engagement and worked on it for 2 years at the UN in New York. She then realized that she wanted to act herself directly on this matter to change the way we interact in modern democracies and joined... Read More →
Loic Dachary has been involved with the Free Software Movement since 1987, when he started distributing GNU tapes to the general public in France. In 2012 he founded Upstream University, a nonprofit with the goal of teaching developers how to contribute easily and efficiently. As President of FSF France, he also provides technical and legal resources to French Free Software developers. His day job at is to use and contribute to Ceph within... Read More →
Head of Expansion, Our Cities Network
Matisse Bonzon is Head of Expansion at Our Cities Network. Prior to that, Matisse worked with a Brazilian NGO that organized rubbish collectors into cooperatives; their work was awarded by the UN as the one of the best Brazilian initiatives to achieve Millenium Development Goals. Before that, he provided strategic advice for two microfinance institutions in Senegal and Morocco. He also worked with the Spanish Cooperation empowering local... Read More →
CEO, Liquid Democracy e.V.
Rouven Brües is the recently appointed CEO of the Liquid Democracy association based in Berlin. He studied Liberal Arts & Social Sciences at UCM Maastricht before specialising in post-structural philosophy at the University of Essex. Besides his part-time PhD at Goldsmiths University London he conceptualised online participation processes at Liquid Democracy e.V. where he also co-coordinates the development of the open source... Read More →