Jakub Gornicki

co-founder Outriders

Jakub Górnicki is co-founder of Outriders, an award-winning media publication combining art, journalism and technology to create stories about global issues and events. Jakub covered the migration crisis in 2015, Belarusian protests in 2020 and the war in Ukraine. He remains focused on migration and conflict. He is the winner of Paszporty Polityki, INMA Global Media Awards and is a European Press Prize nominee.

Previously, as COO and board member of ePaństwo Foundation, he developed it into a leading open data/transparency NGO globally. He started Code for Poland, worked there for six years, and transformed it into Code for All together with Code for America. He also co-operated with Open Cities, a program helping European cities adopt open data policies as well as Personal Democracy Forum in CEE and TransparenCEE.

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