Peter Kraker is founder and chairman of Open Knowledge Maps, a non-profit dedicated to improving the visibility of scientific knowledge for science and society alike.
He is a long-time open science advocate – he is a community coordinator of the Open Science Working Group of Open Knowledge Austria and member of the core team of the Open Access Network Austria. He also:
- Coined the term “Open Methodology” in the 2011 paper The case for an open science in technology enhanced learning with D. Leony, W. Reinhardt and G. Beham.
- Is the the lead author of The Vienna Principles, a vision for scholarly communication in the 21st century.
- Was a senior researcher in the Social Computing group at Know-Center (Graz University of Technology), managing the topic of Open Science.