Adriana Groh is a co-founder of the Sovereign Tech Fund, a new programme with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action set up to invest in open digital infrastructures. Previously, she developed a project on digital sovereignty, participation and data commons at The New Institute in Hamburg, and was director of the Prototype Fund, an innovation fund of the Open Knowledge Foundation and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Her interest lies in applying democratic principles to the field of innovation and digitalisation, which led her to co-initiate several tech projects, such as a chat app for the 2017 and 2021 federal elections in Germany and the #WeVsVirus Hackathon 2020 which saw close to 30 000 participants involved.
The Sovereign Tech Fund supports the development, improvement and maintenance of open digital infrastructure. Our goal is to sustainably strengthen the open source ecosystem. We focus on security, resilience, technological diversity, and the people behind the code.
Better known as Brusselsgeek, Jennifer Baker has been a journalist in print, radio and television for more than 20 years, the last 10 or so specialising in EU policy and live event presentation.
Regularly listed as one of the top influencers in the EU bubble, Jennifer was named #1 Tech Influencer 2019 by ZN, and listed by Politico as one of the #1 Tech Influencer 2019 by ZN, and listed by Politico as one of the Top 20 Women Shaping Brussels in 2017. Onalytica ranked her as one of the world's Top 100 Influencers on Data Security 2016.
She regularly features as an EU expert on BBC radio, Euronews, Sky News and other media, and hosts Brussels’ must-watch weekly round-up show TOTW for Euractiv. From editing a national daily paper in Malta to reporting on European affairs for Middle Eastern television, she has worked across a wide range of media and written for some of the biggest names in publishing. Jennifer has a wealth of experience in navigating the political quagmire of the EU and is skilled in translating EU policy-speak into understandable English.
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Camille Moulin has been an open-source and open-standards advocate for a number of years now. He is currently working as a consultant at Inno³, a niche French consultancy specialised in all things open from an IP and organisational point of view. In this role, he focuses on legal compliance and FOSS sustainability issues.