Florian Mueller

Florian Mueller

Founder, No Software Patents

Florian Mueller founded the award-winning NoSoftwarePatents.com campaign that sucessfully opposed an EU software patent directive. He made it onto top 50 lists related to EU politics, the IT industry, and the field of IP.

In 1986, at the age of 16, he was the youngest computer book author and in 1996, founded a company that he sold to a large telecommunications group in early 2000. He was also an advisor to MySQL AB from 2001 to 2004.

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