When: 15 March 2022 from 11:00 to 12:30 CET
Webinar powered by NGI TETRA and NGI Zero.
The webinar, organised by NGI TETRA and NGI Zero, explores open source business organisation and development as well as essential requirements for open source projects to grow and scale up. Business development expert Dirk Lievens and members of NGI Zero from the Accessibility Foundation and Free Software Foundation Europe will share their experiences and insights.
Dirk Lievens is an experienced and down to earth business coach and mentor for startups & scaleups. He has a background in strategy, corporate development (M&A) and new business development in all types of industries. Dirk is very well connected with and active in the European startup & scaleup ecosystem and a lot of corporate innovation leaders. Dirk is guest lecturer at multiple universities including the KU Leuven and is a public speaker on topics related to startups, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Eric Velleman (HAN lectorate Inclusive Digital Design & Engineering) is a passionate researcher and has built up a large international network in the field of inclusive digital design & engineering over the past 20 years. In addition to his position as a professor, Eric Velleman is scientific advisor at the Accessibility Foundation and innovation expert at Bartiméus, a nationwide expertise organisation that supports blind and partially sighted people.
Gabriel Ku Wei Bin (Free Software Foundation Europe) has a background in law and is originally from Singapore, where he worked as a junior associate practicing corporate and commercial law. He left Singapore in 2012 to study international human rights law at Lund University in Sweden, and since graduating has conducted legal research and writing in the fields of human rights and constitutional law in various non-profit organizations in Europe.