Julia Kloiber is the Co-Founder of Superrr Lab – a research and advocacy organization. She develops strategies and concepts for the digital world.
Julia has put her expertise in technology, design and media studies to use for the Mozilla Foundation, the Open Knowledge Foundation and The Engine Room. She has been running multiple projects that foster the reuse of open data and promote transparency – such as Germany’s first Civic Tech Incubator ‘Stadt Land Code’. She enjoys speaking at international conferences, such as TED, the Personal Democracy Forum or the World Design Conference. As digital strategy advisor she is working with government institutions and businesses alike.
In 2014 she co-founded Code for Germany and grew it into a network of over 1000+ civic tech volunteers in 25 cities all over Germany . She also helped grow Code for All, the global network of Code-for organizations with partners on six continents.
In 2016 Julia co-founded Germanys first public fund for open source software projects: The Prototype Fund. In its first round the program attracted more 500 applicants all over Germany. Over the course of 4 years the Fund will support open source projects with 8 million Euros.
She is on the advisory board of Digital Service 4 Germany, the German Postcode Lotterie, a member of the Fachbeirat at DSEE (Deutsche Stiftung für Engagement und Ehrenamt), a member of the Global Diplomacy Lab as well as the Open Knowledge Foundation. She is an alumni of the Global Leadership Academy. From 2018 – 2019 she was a Fellow at the Mozilla Foundation.
Before joining the ’Open Movement’, Julia used to work in political campaigning and marketing for Platoon. Cultural. Development. in Berlin and Women Make Movies in New York.
Demanding inclusive and radically diverse digital futures
An open source funding program for digital social innovation
Code for Germany
Code for Germany: Use your skills to improve yor city
Apps & the City
Germany's first Open Transport hackathon series
Stadt Land <Code>
Digital tools for Citizens and Cities
Reclaiming Data Cities: Fighting for the Future We Really Want
My vacuum cleaner has sold the floor plan of my apartment to IKEA
Request for Optimism
Keynote at Impakt Festival, Utrecht
Future Perfect - how to speculate about the future and drive change
Personal Democracy Forum CEE 2018
Let's build better digital tools for our cities!
TED Talk: Coding for the public good
Articles & Publishing:
Is philantropy in crisis?
Interview with Die Zeit
Digital, aber gut
Female pioneers in tech for society
Ding – A magazine about futures
FAZ Quaterly – You can do this!
Interview: This is how women thrive in tech
Open Data and mobility
Opinion piece on Open Data in the mobility sector.
FAZ Online – Bitte ein Byte
The State of Open Data in Germany
Cover Story Enorm magazine
Wired Germany's Innovators 2015
Article for ‘Das Netz 2014’