The Team


Open Coworking is currently being led by:

Jeannine van der Linden

Jeannine van der Linden is founder and manager, chief cook and bottle washer of de Kamera network of coworking spaces in the Netherlands. She is also Managing Partner of Open Coworkinga global movement dedicated to the values of Collaboration, Openness, Community, Accessibility, and Sustainability, and is Director of Sustainability and Accessibility for its partner, the European Coworking Assembly.

She is a proud and active member of Axschat community, an open online community of individuals dedicated to creating an inclusive world;

A resident of two nations and a southerner in both, Jeannine can usually be found in Oosterhout, The Netherlands and/or in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Tony Bacigalupo

Tony started and ran Manhattan’s first coworking space, New Work City, from 2008 to 2015. He’s since shifted his focus to helping hundreds of others start and grow coworking spaces around the world.

He has contributed thousands of hours toward supporting the coworking movement since he first discovered it in 2007, as a speaker and author, and as active member and administrator of the Coworking Google Group, Coworking Wiki, Coworking Visa, Coworking Leadership Slack Channel and more. 

He continues to contribute his time toward the ongoing improvement and maintenance of these resources for the sake of the movement and the people whose lives the movement touches. 


Open Coworking is maintained by people who have spent many years volunteering on behalf of the global coworking movement. Past contributors include:

  • Beth Buczynski
  • Jacob Sayles
  • Melissa Geissinger
  • Nicolas BergĂ©
  • Ramon Suarez
  • Oren Salomon

Partners, Associates, and Volunteers

Open Coworking has a global network of volunteers who help maintain the Coworking Wiki. See the wiki’s Partners and Associates here.


Open Coworking is eternally grateful to its supporters. See a list of our Supporters here.