Mark Surman

Mark Surman
Executive Director, Mozilla Foundation

Website | @msurman

Mark Surman is executive director of the Mozilla Foundation. His job is to help people who want to make the internet better. Before Mozilla, Mark was a fellow at the Shuttleworth Foundation and founding director of He lives in Toronto, where he spends a fair bit of time banging a drum about all things open. Mark blogs at:


Desktop Applications, Mozilla, Programming
Location: Ballroom A1
Mark Surman (Mozilla Foundation), Asa Dotzler (Mozilla)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 10 ratings)
Using the <video> tag in HTML5, developers can do all sorts of things that are hard or impossible with plugins. In this presentation, Mozilla's Mark Surman and Asa Dotzler paint a picture of the open video future and demo the cool stuff you can do with web video when it's properly integrated with a page. Read more.
Location: Exhibit Hall 3
Mark Surman (Mozilla Foundation)
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 18 ratings)
Openness and participation are now a pervasive part of digital life. Firefox. Wikipedia. Apache. Linux. Millions of Creative Commons pictures on Flickr. We have moved mountains. The question is: what's next? Read more.
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