Patrick Masson

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Apereo Foundation


Executive Director

Patrick joined Apereo as Executive Director in January 2023, serving previously as Interim General Manager of the Foundation. Prior to Apereo, Patrick served as General Manager for the Open Source Initiative after working within higher education IT for over twenty years, including roles as CIO within the State University of New York, and CTO at the University of Massachusetts' Office of the President. Prior to these, he served as the Director of Technology at the SUNY Learning Network and Director of the UCLA Media Lab.

Patrick is an adjunct instructor with SUNY Albany's College of Computing and Information and speaks frequently on topics related to open source software, open education, and educational technology. Patrick is the co-founder of EDUCAUSE's "Openness" Constituency Group and served on his local school board from 2014-2018.

Articles and Activities

#OSS in #HigherEd

Shedding Light on Shadow: Global Open Source and Open Standards to Advance Teaching and Learning with Apereo IGM, Patrick Masson

Not where the world is going...where the world is.

Higher Ed OSPOs Garnering Millions in Funding. Why?

EDUCAUSE Shares Top 10 IT Issues, 2022: How Open Source Enables The Higher Education We Deserve

Introductory Letter from Apereo Foundation's Interim General Manager Patrick Masson

Open Apereo 2017 Videos: Open Source Values and Advocacy - Panel Discussion

7 Things You Should Know About Open-Source Projects

Open Apereo 2015: New Initiatives & Proven Software

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