Shane Coughlan - OFA Fellowship coordinator
Shane Coughlan is
an expert in communication methods and business development. He is best
known for building bridges between commercial and non-commercial
stakeholders in the technology sector. His professional accomplishments
include establishing a legal department for the main NGO promoting Free
Software in Europe, building a professional network of over 270 legal
counsel and technical experts across 4 continents, and aligning
corporate and community interests to launch the first law review
dedicated to Free/Open Source Software.
Shane has extensive knowledge of Internet technologies, management best practice, community building and Free/Open Source Software. His experience includes engagement with the server, desktop, embedded and mobile telecommunication industries. He does business in Europe, Asia and the Americas, and maintains a broad network of contacts."