Former members of the board

The following persons were members of the board in the past

Christian Kreutz

Christian Kreutz war einer der Gründungsmitglieder der Open Knowledge Foundation und baute die Organisten in den ersten 3 Jahren, als Vorstandsmitglied und mit einer Reihe von Projekte im Bereich der Finanztransparenz und Bürgerbeteiligung, mit auf. Er arbeitet weiterhin an Open Data Projekten und widmet sich ansonsten vollständig seinem Unternehmen, welches neue Wege im Bereich digitaler Innovation und Open Data geht:

Eileen Wagner

Eileen is part of the team behind Code for Germany and the Prototype Fund. She studied philosophy and logic.


Johanna zum Felde

Johanna coordinates the working group Arbeitskreis Open Government Partnership. She also contributed to the projects 2030 Watch, and Datensummit. During her studies she has accumulated experience in the field of communication for international development, e.g. with Oxfam Hong Kong and the German equivalent to the campaign “Make Poverty History’. During her masters thesis with a focus on transparency in development cooperation she has worked at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the World Bank in Washington, D.C. She previously was employed in the management of an organic fruit start-up and volunarily engaged at Transparency International, in particular for Hamburg’s Transparency Law.


Julia Kloiber

Julia is project lead at OKF DE since 2012. Her work focuses on the areas of Open Data and Civic Tech. She has realized a number of community-driven projects such as StadtLandCode, Germanys first incubator for Civic Tech, and a number of Open Data hackathons. Currently, she is the project lead of Code for Germany, a nationwide civil tech community that builds digital tools and applications using Open Data. Julia studied Design and New Media, and worked in policy campaigns before joining the Open Knowledge Foundation. She is a member of Digitale Gesellschaft e.V. and gives talks on Open Knowledge and Open Tools.

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Dr. Marcus Dapp

Dr. Markus Dapp consults institutions and public administrations as the Principal Consultant of the OKF Central (UK). Previously, he initiated the e-participation project MODGy (Munich Open Government Day) as Munich’s IT strategist, which was perceived as a pioneering project and awarded on the EU-level. Around this time, he also helped to found OKF DE. Since more than 10 years Dr. Dapp engages with the design of open digital value chans in a diverse range of different areas and sectors: von Open Source to Open INnovation, from Open Data to Open Government, from Open Access to Free Culture. His understanding is challenged and advanced by the interaction with his students in his lecture series “Digital Sustainability’ at the ETH Zurich, where he did a PhD on the effects of software patents on Open Source Innovation. Dr Dapp is a freelance consultant for economic and political actors and regularly holds talks on national and international events.