Chris Hartgerink (he/him; @chartgerink) is part researcher, part statistician, part software programmer, part businessperson. In 2019, he founded Liberate Science GmbH. His philosophy of Open is one of equity and power distribution, instead of accumulation. It is relentlessly radical, which does not aim to burn systems down, but to build new ones. This philosophy is captured by the Liberate Science Manifesto.