Frank Karlitschek

Nextcloud GmbH

Founder and managing director , GER

Frank Karlitschek is a long time open source contributor and former board member of the KDE e.V. He has managed engineering teams for more than 10 years and worked as head of unit and managing director at different internet companies. In 2010 he started the ownCloud project during the CampKDE keynote in San Diego. In 2011 he co-founded ownCloud Inc. to offer commercial services around ownCloud. This year he forked ownCloud to create Nextcloud, a new company and project which is no longer open core but completely open source. Frank has spoken and keynoted at dozens of SCaLE’s, FOSDEM’s, LinuxCon’s and Latinowares all over the world.

Frank Karlitschek

Via Siemens, 19 - 39100 Bolzano/Bozen

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