Frank Karlitschek

Managing Director, Nextcloud GmbH

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Frank Karlitschek started the ownCloud project in 2010 to return control over the storing and sharing of information to consumers. In 2011 he co-founded a company names ownCloud Inc. After being the maintainer for over 6 years and CTO of ownCloud Inc. for over 4 years Frank decided to start over. In 2016 he initiated the Nextcloud project to bring this idea to the next level. He has been involved with a variety of Free Software projects including having been a board member for the KDE community. Frank has spoken at MIT, CERN and ETH and keynoted LinuxCon, Latinoware, Akademy, FOSSASIA, openSUSE Con and many other conferences.