Lars Zimmermann is an Artist, Economist, Author and Keynote Speaker based in Berlin. He is exploring Open Source Hardware, Open Source Hardware Business Models and the future role of Open Source for the development of a sustainable circular economy for many years. He is cofounder and member of the Board of Stewardship of the Open Source Circular Economy Days (oscedays.org) – an international project and community to develop a sustainable, waste free Circular Economy by using and exploring the collaboration methodologies of Open-Source-Hardware and Software. The organization produces and shares documentation of circular solutions and invites people to test and implement them across the globe. Next to this project Lars Zimmermann explores Open Source as a key driver for a global sustainable economy with several other organizations and artistic projects like the Open It Agency (openitagency.eu) a consulting agency for Open-Source-Hardware, Mifactori (mifactori.de) a company for open and circular furniture and construction and The City Is Open Source (thecityisopensource.de) a city transformation/city hacking project. More about him you can learn on his personal website: larszimmermann.de.
Economist, Artist, Activist