Dirigeant, Open Initiative
Nominated for the project, Calm
Guillaume Capelle is a French social entrepreneur who created Singa : an international non profit organization connecting refugees with relevant social and professional networks in host societies, as well as generating social and tech innovation.
Founder, Seven Advisory
CEO, Matan Field
A theoretical physicist and entrepreneur, dedicated to connect science and technology with society and humanities, economics and the environment. Have done PhD and postdoctoral research in String Theory, until in late 2013 have co-founded the La'Zooz project -- making a decentralized and collaborative transportation web. Recently have founded Backfeed, building the model and platform to enable the function of large-scale, decentralised... Read More →
CEO, Danube Tech
Markus Sabadello has been a pioneer and leader in the field of digital identity for many years. He is a long-time participant of communities such as the Internet Identity Workshop, and he has contributed to many technologies (OpenID, SAML, OAuth, InfoCards, XDI, SoLiD, etc.) that have emerged in this space. He has been an early participant of decentralization movements such as the Federated Social Web and FreedomBox. He is co-chair of the OASIS... Read More →
Social Web Architect, Henry Story
I studied analytical philosophy in London in the late 1980ies, worked at AltaVista from 1995 to 2001 and at Sun Microsystems from 2004 to 2010. I have been researching the creation of the distributed secure Social Web using Linked Data, working on standardising pieces that are needed at the W3C, implementing these in Scala and Scala-JS and giving talks on the philosophy of the Web.
Mobile Editor, Sitepoint
Tech lover and advocate. All about educating people with awesome ideas through tutorials, presentations and clear, understandable explanations of complex topics.