Peter Suber and Benjamin Mako Hill Join the Open Knowledge Foundation’s Advisory Board

The Open Knowledge Foundation is delighted to announce that Peter Suber and Benjamin Mako Hill have agreed to join the Foundation’s Advisory Board.

Professor Suber is a Research Professor of Philosophy at Earlham College, Senior Researcher at the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), and the Open Access Project Director at Public Knowledge. One of the most active advocates of ‘open access’ in the relation to scholarly publishing and we are delighted that he will be joining us and look forward to benefiting from his experience and expertise.

Benjamin Mako Hill is a technology and intellectual property researcher, activist, and consultant. He has been an leader, developer, and contributor to the Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) community for more than a decade as part of the Debian and Ubuntu projects. Uniquely placed to assist the Foundation in sustaining an active ‘open knowledge’ community he is currently working full time on research into the application of technologies and lessons learned in free and open source software toward the production of other types of creative works a graduate student at the MIT Media Laboratory.

Full information on the advisory board including details of other members may be found at: http://okfn.org/about/board/