FORA.tv Speaker - John Wilbanks

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Biography

As VP of Science, John Wilbanks runs the Science Commons project at Creative Commons. He came to Creative Commons from a Fellowship at the World Wide Web Consortium in Semantic Web for Life Sciences. Previously, he founded and led to acquisition Incellico, a bioinformatics company that built semantic graph networks for use in pharmaceutical research & development. Previously, John was the first Assistant Director at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School and also worked in US politics as a legislative aide to U.S. Representative Fortney (Pete) Stark.

John holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Tulane University and studied modern letters at the Universite de Paris IV (La Sorbonne). He was a research affiliate at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory in the project on Mathematics and Computation. John also serves on the Advisory Boards of the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Central, the Open Knowledge Foundation, the Open Knowledge Definition, and the International Advisory Board of the Prix Ars Electronica’s Digital Communities awards. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Fedora Commons digital repository organization.

12 Programs

Sage Leadership Concludes Commons Congress 2013

04.20.13 | 00:30:13 min | 0 comments

John Wilbanks: Governance at Sage Bionetworks

04.19.13 | 00:16:01 min | 0 comments

A Look Inside Sage: Tools, Projects, Research Challenges

04.19.13 | 02:05:28 min | 0 comments

John Wilbanks: Your Health, Your Data, Your Choices

10.14.12 | 00:31:48 min | 0 comments

Redefining How We Build Better Disease Maps - Next Steps

04.21.12 | 00:29:21 min | 0 comments

Enablement by Governance and Patient Consents

04.20.12 | 00:35:28 min | 0 comments

Personalized Health Project: Session 4

04.26.11 | 01:56:09 min | 0 comments

Robert Cook-Deegan & John Wilbanks: Enabling Sharing

04.16.11 | 00:23:44 min | 0 comments

Sage Commons Congress: Summary of Statements & Next Steps

04.24.10 | 00:13:31 min | 0 comments

Sage Congress: John Wilbanks, Creative Commons

04.23.10 | 00:15:12 min | 0 comments

Making the Web Work for Science

07.28.09 | 01:02:07 min | 1 comment