My twitter handle:
empowerment liquidfeedback wiki community management collaboration community building wikipedia data visualization change management democracy wikimedia crowdsourcing engagement liquid democracy digitale transformation product management
I am an IT product manager and have been active in projects that live of crowdsourcing and participation over the last years now - professionally as well as in my free time.
I love designing and building systems that enables many to have a voice without bringing whole projects to a standstill. I have learnt how to do this in many different projects.
The most influential amongst these where 2 years at Wikimedia in community- and project management, 3 years in the Pirate Party and 1,5 years with POSpulse (market research with a mobile crowd).
I am currently working on a tool that will enable companies and organisations to include the existing knowledge and experience from their whole workforce in their strategic planning in a (time-)efficient manner
I enjoy speaking at conferences, giving workshops etc. about these topics.
Examples of previous talks / appearances:
My Slideshare Account
Slides from some previous talks and workshops I held e.g at the Wikimania in Mexico City and for the Berlin School of Digital Business.
The Art of Trolling - a hands down approach at the Re:publica
Me and my partner in crime, Dirk Franke, trolled the Re:ublica by talking about trolling.
Enjoy with a grain of salt. ;-)