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Nate Angell

Director of Communications & Community (he/him)
A color headshot of Nate Angell wearing a blue shirt in front of a mossy stone wall.

As Director of Communications and Community for Creative Commons, Nate collaborates to support our vibrant global community of people dedicated to sharing knowledge and creativity, and to amplify the stories they generate.

Nate is an evangelist focused on community development, digital communications, meaningful education, open technologies, and sustainable growth. He has worked across a wide variety of organizations, including open-source technology providers like Hypothesis and rSmart, Oregon startups like Lumen Learning and Little Bird, global communities like the Apereo Foundation, Creative Commons, Mozilla Open Leaders, and Virtually Connecting, and public/nonprofit institutions like Portland State University and the Oregon Museum of Science & Industry. Nate is ABD for a PhD in American Civilization with a focus on critical media studies. Nate lives in Portland, Oregon USA with some other cats and humans. Learn more about Nate on his blog, or connect with him on Twitter or Mastodon.

Posts by Nate Angell

What does the CC Community Think about Regulating Generative AI?


In the past year, Creative Commons, alongside other members of the Movement for a Better Internet, hosted workshops and sessions at community conferences like MozFest, RightsCon, and Wikimania, to hear from attendees regarding their views on artificial intelligence (AI). In these sessions, community members raised concerns about how AI is utilizing CC-licensed content, and discussions…

CC Community Input: Better Sharing for Generative AI

Better Internet, CC Global Network, Licenses & Tools, Open Creativity, Technology

Over the last year, innovation and use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) has proliferated, providing new ways for people to create content from art to zines, and everything in between. At CC, we’ve been watching these experiments in creativity while considering what it all means for what we call better sharing: sharing that is contextual,…

Volunteer to Help Shape CC’s Global Summit in Mexico City


[Lee esta entrada en español >] You’ve heard the exciting news that the 2023 CC Global Summit will be in Mexico City? Now you have the opportunity to volunteer to join the committees  that will help shape the program and evaluate applications for participant scholarships. Volunteers are essential to ensure that the CC Summit reflects…