Wouter Tebbens is managing director of PublicSpaces. He has led several startups based on public values, from meet.coop to the Free Technology Academy. For the last twenty years, he has been working for an open and free Internet and the commons as a perspective for socio-economic renewal. For example, he has been active with the Internet Society Netherlands and is co-founder of the Free Knowledge Institute in Amsterdam & initiator of the cooperative cloud CommonsCloud.coop in Barcelona. He likes to realise things together with people. With his engineering background he thinks about processes and effective collaboration in a networked environment. He likes to look at the world with an international perspective.