Everton Zanella Alvarenga

Chapter Lead, Open Knowledge Foundation Brazil

Everton is a physicist working as a Web developer and IT consultant in the last five years. He has been involved in a lot of projects in the free culture movement, supporting the free cultural works definition and the open definition. Through a work that started with the project Adopt an Alderman, together with friends from Transparência Hackers, he has brought the idea to the City Council of São Paulo to opening up its data following Open Knowledge Foundation recommendations. Finally, now he is helping to form a Chapter of Open Knowledge Foundation in Brazil and to form a network of groups and people in his country  supporting open/free knowledge, also called “Rede pelo Conhecimento Livre”.