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Eric Steuer

Eric Steuer develops creative projects, partnerships, and events on behalf of Creative Commons. He also directs CC’s creative vision, editorial strategy, and communications planning.

Steuer serves on the leadership team of the Open COVID Coalition, an international effort to remove obstacles to intellectual property during the COVID-19 pandemic. He also manages CC’s role in the Bassel Khartabil Fellowship, an initiative that provides financial support and guidance to outstanding individuals developing open source projects in their communities under adverse circumstances.

Before joining CC, Steuer was an editor for WIRED, where he also wrote feature stories and led audience development. He has written for the New York Times Magazine, California Sunday Magazine, Make Magazine, and many other publications. He was the longtime board chair of CASH Music, a nonprofit focused on developing free resources and software for artists and record labels.

Steuer lives in the East Bay area of the great state of California, where he runs, writes, makes podcasts, hangs out with his family, and records music with his friends.

Photo credit: Priscilla C. Scott, CC BY

Posts by Eric Steuer

Creative Commons Receives $5M Grant from Arcadia to Advance Open Access at Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums

About CC, Open Culture

Today Creative Commons (CC) announced that it has received a five-year $5 million grant from Arcadia, to advance open access in the Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums (GLAM) sector. The generous grant will enable CC to develop a robust Open GLAM Program that builds upon the organization’s two decades’ worth of successes in facilitating openness…

Open Minds Podcast: Lila Bailey of the Internet Archive

About CC, Open Culture

We’ve got a new episode of our podcast to share. On today’s episode of Open Minds … from Creative Commons, I talk to Lila Bailey. She’s the policy counsel (i.e. the lead lawyer) for the Internet Archive, the nonprofit digital library that makes millions of books, movies, websites, and other cultural works available for free…

Open Minds Podcast: Coraline Ada Ehmke on Ethical Source

About CC, Technology

We’ve been getting such great feedback about our new podcast, Open Minds…from Creative Commons. Thank you for listening! On today’s episode, Sarah Pearson, CC’s Senior Counsel, talks to Coraline Ada Ehmke about her work at the intersection of open source and social good. Ehmke is a developer, writer, speaker, musician, and activist. She’s the creator…