Jakub Gornicki is the co-founder of Outriders, based in Warsaw, which aims to bridge cultures and societies by original reporting and providing global perspective.
As COO and board member of ePaństwo Foundation, he developed it into a leading open data/transparency NGO globally. He remains a strong ambassador of Central Eastern Europe. Jakub is a 2014 New Europe Challenger (first round) for “for being model e-citizen” and “poster boy for civic engagement and transparent governance”. Later on he was named one of the 28 most innovative Poles by Puls Biznesu. While working at Sourcefabric 2010-2013 Jakub supported media in Turkey, Yemen, Georgia and Ghana, helping them with open-source software developed by Sourcefabric and additional training.