Join us as we honor our 2014 award recipients and superb conference partners before our featured speaker, John Wilbanks, delivers the keynote presentation.
John Wilbanks is the Chief Commons Officer at Sage Bionetworks and a Senior Advisor to the National Coordination Office. He has worked at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, the World Wide Web Consortium, the US House of Representatives, and Creative Commons. John is a past affiliate of MIT’s Project on Mathematics and Computation and also started a bioinformatics company called Incellico, which is now part of Selventa. He sits on the Advisory Boards for Boundless Learning, Genomic Arts, Curious, GenoSpace, Patients Like Me, and Genomera, and is Special Advisor on the Research Commons to the University of California San Francisco’s Clinical Translational Science Institute. John holds a degree in Philosophy from Tulane and studied modern letters at the Sorbonne.