Executive DirectorFree Software Foundation Europe 2015- In 2001, I helped co-found the Free Software Foundation Europe, and am happy to be back in a role as executive director, 14 years later. The FSFE is one of the most effective and critical voices in the community when it comes to advancing the state of free and open source software around the world.
Together with the Shuttleworth Foundation, I've created the infrastructure needed to store and retrieve contextual information (provenance) about any digital work distributed online. I demonstrated how this infrastructure works with openly licensed photos and helped advance the dialogues in the area.
Morus konsult AB
2012-2013 (CEO), 2013- (Chairman of the Board)
Co-founded a business specializing in offering guidance and support to other organisations on free and open source software, free culture and open data (and everything else open). Worked with open business plans, advising government branches and municipalities.
Commons Machinery in Sweden AB
2013- (CEO, Chairman of the Board)
Founder a business conducting research & development on the role of technology to power free culture, as well as building infrastructure and tools to grease the wheels of the Commons. Drove research and development of a large scale provenance catalog, browser extensions.
Regional Coordinator, Europe and Central Asia
Encouraging affiliate interaction and participation through the organisation of workshops and meetings, outreach to new affiliates and regions, as well as representing Creative Commons at conferences within the region towards both governments and community.
University of Gothenburg
Lecturer on software engineering, with a focus on software architectures, project management and group relations. Management of EU projects in the area of free educational materials.
The Society of Free Culture and Software
Executive director for a non-profit foundation, organising the annual Free Society Conference and Nordic Summit with ca 350 participants and speakers. In the society I also worked as a manager for two Creative Commons projects, one networking project between the Nordic CC leads to bring the Nordic countries together and one public relations project to bring awareness of Creative Commons to artists in the Nordic countries.
Free Software Foundation Europe
Founding member and vice president in charge of project activities, office staff, and volunteer coordination. Organisation of workshops, seminars, and other activities in externally funded projects in the areas of software, science and democracy. During my time as vice president I also gave public presentations, mostly in other countries with a slight focus on Eastern Europe.
System administrator / Project manager
Worked as a sub project manager responsible for procurement of IT and telecom systems as well as representing the IT department in a larger construction project of the university. Also built internal systems for version control of software systems with automatic builds and deployment.
University of Gothenburg
System administrator for the department of informatics. Responsible for rollout of and maintanance of software for student and personell computers, as well as the network infrastructure and security.
System administrator for three different departments, primarily with SUN/Solaris systems.
Skills & Expertise
- Free and Open *
- Project management
- International relations
- Finance & HR
- English (TOEFL, 117/120 and Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - A)
- Software Engineering Gotland University 2009
- University Pedagogics University of Gothenburg 2011