Fix the internet by building tech on public values

Internet technologies are broken, as a few big tech companies hold the keys to our digital lives. Public interest organisations around Europe increasingly realise we can and must build human-centred alternatives. We'll explore the momentum that's building, how they're doing it, and hope you'll join.




Sander van der Waal


Sander van der Waal is the lead of the Future Internet Lab at Waag, working to ensure that human values are core to how technology and data are designed and deployed in society, based on Waag’s principles of openness, fairness, and inclusivity.

Sander has an educational background in computer science and philosophy, and has solid expertise and experience in open source software development, open data and knowledge, and data infrastructures.