Our Team

We are a charitable non-profit organization run by a dedicated core team based in Vienna with contributions from volunteers around the world.

Peter Kraker
  • Peter Kraker
  • Vienna
  • Founder & Chairman
Maxi Schramm
  • Maxi Schramm
  • Vienna
  • Head of Product & Treasurer
Christopher Kittel
  • Christopher Kittel
  • Vienna
  • Head of Tech & Secretary
Lewis Beardmore
  • Lewis Beardmore
  • Vienna
  • Communications Manager
Thomas Arrow
  • Thomas Arrow
  • Developer
Organizational member Know Center
  • Know Center
  • Organisational member

Special thanks to our former contributors:

Lauren Kondratiev, Michela Vignoli, Jan Konstant, Scott Chamberlain, Björn Brembs, Najmeh Shaghaei, Asura Enkhbayar, Fabian Kraut, Rainer Bachleitner, Yael Stein, Mike Skaug, Michael E. Karpeles, Naomi Most, Omiros Metaxas

Our Supporting Members

are contributing to the financial sustainability of Open Knowledge Maps. Find out more on how to become a supporting member.

Visionary Membership

Logo University Bern Logo ETH Zürich ETH Bibliothek Logo The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Logo The University of Manchester Logo SLSP Logo IT:U

Sustaining Membership

Logo Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft Logo TU Wien Bibliothek Logo University Vienna Logo University of Lausanne Logo University of St. Gallen Logo OBVSG Logo KB Logo UEF Logo SGN Logo Frontiers Logo Swiss Federal University of Vocational Education and Training Logo University Zurich

Basic Membership

Logo TU Graz Logo Copernicus Publishing Logo ZBW Logo Die Angewandte Wien Logo University of Neuchatel Logo Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Logo University Basel Logo KU Leuven Logo FWF Logo AKademie der Bildenden Künste Wien Logo Zentral- und Hochschulbibliothek Luzern

Our Advisors

are guiding the development of Open Knowledge Maps.

Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Peter Murray-Rust

Peter Murray-Rust

Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Stefanie Lindstaedt

Stefanie Lindstaedt

Founding President
IT:U Interdisciplinary Transformation University

Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Natalia Manola

Natalia Manola

  • Project Director
  • OpenAIRE
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Klaus Tochtermann

Klaus Tochtermann

  • Director
  • ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Bertil F. Dorch

Bertil F. Dorch

  • Director
  • University Library of Southern Denmark
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Katja Mayer

Katja Mayer

  • Researcher and Lecturer
  • University of Vienna
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Claudia Garád

Claudia Garád

  • Executive Director
  • Wikimedia Österreich
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Birgit Schmidt

Birgit Schmidt

  • Scientific Manager/Project Coordinator
  • Göttingen State and University Library
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Elena Giglia

Elena Giglia

  • Head of Open Access Office
  • University of Turin
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Najmeh Shaghaei

Najmeh Shaghaei

  • Head of Library at Campus Sønderborg
  • University Library of Southern Denmark
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Daniel Mietchen

Daniel Mietchen

  • Senior Researcher
  • University of Virginia
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Andreas Ferus

Andreas Ferus

  • Director
  • Library of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Dasapta Erwin Irawan

Dasapta Erwin Irawan

  • Researcher and Lecturer in hydrogeology
  • Institut Teknologi Bandung
  • RINarxiv
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Isabella Peters

Isabella Peters

  • Professor of Web Science
  • ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics & Kiel University
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Björn Brembs

Björn Brembs

  • Professor of Neurogenetics
  • University of Regensburg
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Elisabeth Lex

Elisabeth Lex

  • Assistant Professor
  • Graz University of Technology
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Osman Aldirdiri

Osman Aldirdiri

  • Executive Committee Member
  • SPARC Africa
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Tony Ross-Hellauer

Tony Ross-Hellauer

  • Senior Researcher
  • Know-Center
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Asura Enkhbayar

Asura Enkhbayar

  • PhD student
  • Simon Fraser University
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Stefan Kasberger

Stefan Kasberger

  • Board Member
  • Open Knowledge Austria
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Stefanie Haustein

Stefanie Haustein

  • Assistant professor
  • University of Ottawa
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Michael E. Karpeles

Michael E. Karpeles

  • Citizen of the world
  • Internet Archive
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Christine Zhang

Christine Zhang

  • OpenNews Fellow
  • Knight-Mozilla
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Sebastian Dennerlein

Sebastian Dennerlein

  • PhD Student
  • Graz University of Technology
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Antica Culina

Antica Culina

  • Postdoc
  • Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)
Open Knowledge Maps Advisor Christian Kaier

Christian Kaier

  • Open Access Office
  • University of Graz

Our Partners

Bielefeld Academic Search Engine rOpenSci Refigure Africarxiv Furizon Scientific Knowledge Services Wikimedia Austria Wikimedia Germany Internet Archive Core Hypothes.is Open Science Mooc OurResearch YEAR Network

Our Network Memberships

Austrian EOSC Mandated Organisation Go Fair Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0 Open Access Network Austria Annotating All Knowledge Coalition Citizen Science Austria Joint Roadmaps for Open Science

Project funding

Logo European Commission Logo Volkswagenstiftung Logo ELIFE Logo ÖAW Logo Know Center Logo LBG Logo OpenAIRE