Matt Lee (artist)
Matt Lee in Vancouver, Canada in 2016
July 21, 1981
|Home town||Ashburton, Devon|
Matt Lee (born July 21, 1981) is a British artist, comedian, director, software freedom activist, hacker, and writer. He is a free software developer previously at GitLab and was formerly technical lead of Creative Commons, from 2014-2016. He is a speaker and webmaster for the GNU Project. He also founded the GNU social and GNU FM projects.
In 2007, Lee wrote and produced Happy Birthday to GNU starring Stephen Fry, a short film to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the GNU Project. The final product was released under a Creative Commons license. In 2015, he co-wrote and directed his first feature, Orang-U: An Ape Goes To College.
As a speaker for the GNU Project
Lee currently delivers speeches on the following topics in English:
- Strategies for communicating and organizing around free software ideals
- Creating free software for the web