Join Flattr and our friends from Thingiverse, Readability and Demotix as we discuss rewarding creators and crowdfunding online. All of our teams are striving to enable users and participants to share their money and pay for content that's worth paying for online -- and in some cases IRL/offline too.
Eileen Burbidge manages business operations for Flattr, and is also co-founder of White Bear Yard (London), a hub for technology, innovation and startups.
Prior to these, Eileen was investment director at early-stage VC, Ambient Sound Investments, and products director at Yahoo! and Skype. She has previously been known as Eileen Broch (Yahoo!, Skype, Palmsource) and also Eileen Tso (EIS, 12 Entrepreneuring, Openwave/Phone.com, Sun Microsystems/JavaSoft, Apple/Newton, GTE).
Eileen holds a BSc in Computer Science-Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
developer at flattr.com
Linus Olsson is co-founder of Flattr together with (the co-founder of the Pirate Bay) Peter Sunde. Computer fanatic since beginning of time and does and have done anything and everything that you can do with computers. He strongly believes that the internet and the world will benefit from an easy voluntary way of supporting great things with money and that people don't think everything on the internet have to be for free.
Marty McGuire is a web developer for MakerBot Industries who lives in Baltimore, MD but can frequently be found on the bus to and from NYC. He is the primary developer for Thingiverse and http://makerbot.com/.
He is also a proud member of the MakerBot 3D-printing community, operator of MakerBot #131, member of the Baltimore Node hackerspace, and a constant dabbler in new technologies for the web, mobile devices, and DIY electronics.
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