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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: July 02, 2019
Country: Switzerland
Home Town: Laconnex
Zip Code: 1287
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • UnlockOpen - From 2014-03-01 (Current)
Statement of Interest

I help companies understand the value of building a strong open source culture and accompany them on this journey.

Areas Of Expertise
  • open source
  • governance
  • standardization


Tobie Langel is the founder of UnlockOpen, a boutique consulting firm that helps large organizations build a strong open source culture and leverage it to recruit, retain, and foster top software engineering talent, and improve their teams’ efficiency, culture, and morale.

His clients include top tech companies like Google, Microsoft, Intel, or Mozilla.

Previously, he was a member of Facebook’s Open Source and Web Standards team, and was Facebook’s Advisory Committee representative at W3C.

An avid open-source contributor, Tobie Langel is know for having co-maintained the Prototype JavaScript Framework and for numerous open source projects. He also edited a number of Web standards, including WebIDL, and led W3C’s Web platform testing effort.

Tobie Langel notably spoke at: QCON,, Linux Foundation Open Source Summit, Open Source Strategy Forum, FOSDEM, OW2con, OpenExpo Europe.


Presentations from previous and upcoming OpenInfra Summits:
Additional presentations:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English
  • French

Contact Tobie