Kai Gärtner studied computer science at Humboldt-University. At the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society he is responsible for the workflow as well as for network and IT systems, since 2014. In September 2018 he became the leader of the project “Digital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe” as part of the research group Global Constitutionalism and the Internet.
Recently he worked for the Computer and Media Service at the Humboldt-University in a project migrating the administration to Windows 7. Before then he worked at the library’s IT departement at Humboldt-University as a web developer.
In his spare time, he tries to improve society with technology. From 2015 till 2017 he was one of the founders for a plattform called Schnell-Helfen, which coordinated volunteers in refugee shelters in Berlin. In march 2019 he participated as a case provider at the first Open Health HackAdemy, aiming to provide open source hardware for people with disabilities.
Project manager: DECiDe & Head of IT
Moderation of workshops and panelsDigital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe
Advocate Europe Network Meeting. MitOst e.V.. Vetrinjski Dvor, Maribor, Slovenia: 23.11.2018
Kai GärtnerDigital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe
Preisverleihung: Wettbewerb demokratie.io. betterplace lab, BMFSFJ. Mozilla Foundation, Berlin, Germany: 15.11.2018
Kai Gärtner, Konstantinos Tsakiliotis
Organisation of eventsFake News, Online disinformation and democratic processes in Europe
11.01.2019. Alexander von Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) (International) Further information
Jacek Wiland, Konstantinos Tsakiliotis, Kai Gärtner, Ingolf PerniceDigital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe Kick-Off Event
Kick-Off Event: Digital Identity, Citizenship and Democracy in Europe. 20.08.2018. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany (International)
Konstantinos Tsakiliotis, Teresa Völker, Björn Scheuermann, Monique Morrow, Christian Djeffal, Julian Hölzel, Kai Gärtner, Jörg Pohle, Ingolf Pernice