transmediale Marshall McLuhan Lecture 2011 was held by Mark Surman, Executive Director, Mozilla Foundation.
Mark Surman is one of the world's leading proponents for open technologies and the development of a truly Open Net. His very business is that of connecting things: people, ideas, everything. As a community technology activist for over 20 years, Mark focuses on inventing new ways to promote openness, opportunity, and freedom on the Internet, for which Mozilla, Drumbeat, his international 'open everything' conversations and summits are but a few of the platforms manifesting his vision and goals. Together with transmediale, Mark and Drumbeat introduced the first ever Open Web Award.