Alicia Gibb – Executive Director

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Alicia Gibb is an advocate for open hardware, researcher, and a hardware hacker. Alicia has worked within the open source hardware community since 2008. She is the founder and Executive Director of the Open Source Hardware Association (OSHWA), an non-profit organization to educate the benefits of building and using open source hardware. She founded the Association after founding and chairing the Open Hardware Summit, a conference where the open source hardware community discusses business, manufacturing, legal implications, and all things open source hardware.


Eric Carlson – Outreach Manager

Eric’s foray into open source hardware began in 2015 when working for the LulzBot brand of 3D printers. He now manages much of OSHWA’s communications and community initiatives. At other times he can be found working on a Python side project or repairing hardware of some flavour.