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Kaitlin Thaney

Invest In Open Infrastructure / Code for Science & Society
Executive Director
Kaitlin Thaney’s career has been centered around open infrastructure organizations; helping them think strategically about program design, participatory engagement, and sustainability. She is the Executive Director of Invest in Open Infrastructure, a nonprofit initiative dedicated to improving funding and resourcing for the technologies research rely on. Previously she served as the Endowment Director for the Wikimedia Foundation, where she led development of a fund to sustain the future of Wikipedia and free knowledge. Prior to joining Wikimedia, Thaney directed the program portfolio for the Mozilla Foundation, built the Mozilla Science Lab, was on the founding team for Digital Science, and crafted legal, technical, and social infrastructure for sharing data on the web at Creative CommonsShe serves on the board of Code for Science & Society, Open Collective Foundation, LYRASIS, and sits on the expert advisory council for data.org's Epiverse project.
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