Wikimedia Foundation Board and Advisory Board meeting, Taipei, 2007.

Current members edit

The following people were appointed as Advisory Board members for the period June 16, 2017 to June 30, 2018:

  • Ting Chen
  • Ward Cunningham (Developer of the first wiki)
  • Florence Devouard (Former Chair, Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees; Consultant in Collaborative Media)
  • Melissa Hagemann (Open access and open education advocate, Open Society Institute/Soros foundations)
  • Mimi Ito
  • Teemu Leinonen (Professor, Media Lab, Aalto University)
  • Wayne Mackintosh (Director, Open Education Resource Foundation)
  • Benjamin Mako Hill (Author, free software advocate)
  • Nhlanhla Mbaso
  • Trevor Neilson
  • Craig Newmark (Founder,
  • Barry Newstead
  • Clay Shirky (Associate Teacher, Interactive Telecommunications Program, NYU)
  • Kat Walsh
  • Jessamyn West
  • Ethan Zuckerman (Director, Center for Civic Media at the MIT Media Lab; founder, Global Voices Online)

Former members edit

Advisors included:

  • Angela Beesley Starling (Chair, Wikimedia Advisory Board; co-founder, Wikia)
  • Mitch Kapor (Founder, Lotus Development; co-founder, EFF; founding chair Mozilla Foundation)
  • Neeru Khosla (Co-founder, 47-dk)
  • Rebecca MacKinnon (Journalist; founder, Global Voices Online)
  • Roger McNamee (Venture capital, musician)
  • Domas Mituzas (Facebook)
  • Achal Prabhala (Researcher and writer)
  • Jing Wang

Meetings edit

There were two meetings of the advisory board, at Wikimania 2007 and Wikimania 2008.

See also edit