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Michał Andrzej Woźniak

Michał Andrzej Woźniak

OCCRP, Poland


Michał Andrzej Woźniak is Network security, privacy and media education expert. He is an activist who advocates free software and open standards in education, public institutions and business.

Between 2006 and 2012 he was systems administrator and CTO of Mobile Technologies Laboratory BRAMA at the Warsaw University of Technology.

Since 2011 he is also a vice-president, and afterwards President of the Board of the Free and Open Source Software Foundation from 2012 to 2014.

He participated to a number of public consultations and public debates, both in Poland and on international level, centred around new technologies, privacy, Internet censorship, data retention, public data re-use, access to public information, Internet governance, and copyright reform.

Between June 2014 and March 2015 Andrzej was a member of the Council for Digitization at the Polish Ministry of Administration and Digitization. He Co-authored Media Competences Catalogue and media education materials, in collaboration with Modern Poland Foundation and Panoptyko n Foundation.

He works as a copyright and libre licenses coach, and as a board member of the Open Education Coalition. Andrzej is the founder of the Warsaw Hackerspace and active member of the hacker community in Poland and abroad. Since March 2015 he is also technology fellow at the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project.