Katja Mayer – trained as a sociologist – works at the intersection of science-technology-society. Her research foci include the interactions of social research method and its publics and practices of Open Social Science. She studies open data practices in Computational Social Science as postdoc at the School of Governance, Technical University Munich. Furthermore, she works as a senior scientist at the Centre for Social Innovation in Vienna, where she is involved in several Horizon 2020 projects, e.g. S4D4C: Using science for/in diplomacy for addressing global challenges. She is expert and rapporteur in the European Commission Mutual Learning Exercise on Open Science. Furthermore, she has been teaching sociology of knowledge and STS at the University of Vienna, Danube University, Krems, University of Art and Design Linz and the University of Luzern, among others and was a visiting fellow at the Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science. She is an active member of the Open Knowledge’s working group on Open Science and participates in the OANA (Open Access Network Austria) working group on defining a national strategy for the transition to Open Science. During 2011-2013, she was scientific advisor to the president of the European Research Council (ERC).  www.katjamayer.net