The Document Foundation
Florian has been a free and open source enthusiast for more than 19 years. He works for The Document Foundation, the nonprofit behind LibreOffice and previously volunteered in marketing and infrastructure. As a student, he designed educational computer systems for schools, including software deployment based on free software and was a frequent contributor to a variety of professional magazines worldwide on topics such as free software, open standards and legal matters. A proud uncle, he loves to spend time with the family and occasionally blogs about various topics, including community building, free and open source software and computer networks. Based around Munich, he helped to create the local open source meetings and shaped the tasty idea of open source cooking.
Talk at SFSCON
Edition 2023Community tidbitsHow to keep free software projects happy and healthy
Edition 2022On communities, cooperation and charitiesLessons learned from 18 years engagement with open source and free software
Edition 2021What do open source and cooking have in common?Why free software and the art of cooking have more in common than you may think
Edition 2020Ten thoughts on community leadershipHow leadership in an open source community can work, in ten lessons learned