Jan Ainali

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Codebase steward

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Jan is working with developing tools, processes and collecting best practices for community building amongst the codebases in stewardship.

Jan has been a policy advisor on digital issues in the European Parliament for a green MEP, mainly working on the copyright directive. Before that he ran a consultancy called Open by Default, which helped public organizations use open licenses to publish open data and make open source software. Previously he was the CEO of Wikimedia Sverige after co-founding the chapter and being its chairman.

Jan has a bachelor of science in innovation and design engineering from University of Karlstad and the major in upper secondary school was computer science.

Ask Jan about:

  • Collaborative processes
  • Working in the open
  • Free licenses

  • Github