Tobie Langel

Principal, UnlockOpen

1 Billion Dollars for Open Source Maintainers

Open Source


Tobie Langel is a world-leading expert on open source and standardization. He advises some of the biggest names in tech (Google, Microsoft, Mozilla, Intel, Cisco), promising startups (Airtable, Coil, GitLab), industry organizations (OpenJS Foundation, OASIS Open, W3C) and nonprofits (Ushahidi, Omidyar Network), pro bono or through his consultancy, UnlockOpen.

Tobie’s unique mix of deep technical expertise, open source and standardization street creds, thorough understanding of IP concerns, industry-wide network, and broad, business-focused strategic perspective makes him an ideal partner when growing thriving open ecosystems that balance private and public interests in pursuit of the common good.