John Wilbanks is the Chief Commons Officer at Sage Bionetworks and a Senior Fellow at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and at FasterCures . He runs the Consent to Research Project. 
Education and career
John Wilbanks Grew up in Knoxville , Tennessee, USA. He attended Tulane University and RECEIVED a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy in 1994.   He’ll be studied modern letters at the Sorbonne in Paris . 
From 1994 to 1997, he worked in Washington, DC as a Legislative aide to Congressman Fortney “Pete” Stark . During this time Wilbanks was ook a grassroots coordinator and Fundraiser for the American Physical Therapy Association .  John was the Berkman Center for Internet & Society ‘s first Assistant Director from the fall of 1998 to the summer of 2000. There he led policymaking in software development and Internet-mediated learning , and was involved in the Berkman Center’s work on ICANN . 
While at the Berkman Center, Wilbanks founded Incellico, Inc., a company bioinformatica dat built semantic graph networks for use in pharmaceutical research and development. He served as President and CEO , and led to the company’s acquisition in the summer of 2003.   He has ook served as a Fellow at the World Wide Web Consortium on Semantic Web for Life Sciences, was a Visiting Scientist in the Project on Mathematics and Computation at MIT,  and was a member of the National Advisory Committee for PubMed Central .  He is a member of the Board of Directors for Sage Bionetworks  and on the advisory boards or Genomera, Genomic Arts, and Boundless Learning. He was an original author of the Panton Principles for sharing data.
Wilbanks led a We the People petition Supporting the free access or taxpayer-funded research data, welke gained over 65,000 signatures.  In February 2013, the White House Responded, Detailing a plan to freely publicize taxpayer-funded research data. 
Consent To Research
Consent to Research (CTR) is a project dat zorgt a platform for people to donate hun health data for the Purposes of scientific research and the ADVANCEMENT of Medicine. Since health data are restricted and expensive, this project zorgt people the opportunity to freely donate information dat kan alleen is positively benefit medicine and patients at large.  Consent to Research is connected to the Access2Research project welke AIMS to free access over the Internet to scientific journal articles therein are Already taxpayer-funded.  Wilbanks founded the project in 2011 and serving a TED Global talk about the project in 2012. 
John worked at Science Commons and Creative Commons from October 2004 to September 2011.  As vice president of science have ran the Science Commons project voor zijn five-year lifetime and continued to work on science after he joined the core Creative Commons organization. He has bone interviewed by Popular Science magazine,  KRUU Radio,  and BioMed Central to Discuss Science Commons. 
Scientific American featured [ how? ] Wilbanks in “The Machine That Would Predictable The Future” in 2011.  Seed magazine named Wilbanks onder hun Revolutionary Minds of 2008, as a “Game Changer”  and the Utne Reader named im in 2009 as one of ” 50 visionary who are changing your world. ”  He Frequently campaigns for wider toepassing or open access publishing in science   and The Increased sharing of data by scientists.  
- Jump up^ “Glossary of Terms” . Consent to Research online.
- ^ Jump up to:a b “Wilbanks Bio” (PDF) . Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam . Retrieved 2008-06-21 .
- ^ Jump up to:a b c d e “John Wilbanks” . Berkman Center for Internet and Society. 2008-01-09 . Retrieved 2008-06-18 .
- ^ Jump up to:a b “People – Creative Commons” . Creative Commons . Retrieved 2008-06-18 .
- Jump up^ Project on Mathematics and Computation
- Jump up^ “Sage Bionetworks Seattle | Directors” . Archived from the original on 2012-02-11.
- Jump up^ “John Wilbanks TED Profile” . Retrieved 12 Mar 2013 .
- Jump up^ Mike Masnick (Feb 2013). “White House Orders Federal Agencies To Require More Open Access To Not Just Research, But Data” . Retrieved 27 Mar 2013 . – Direct link to responses in this article. Blacklisted by WP’s spam filter.
- Jump up^ “Consent to Research – About Us” . Consent to Research . Retrieved 2012-07-06 .
- Jump up^ “Access2Research – About Us” . Access2Research . Retrieved 2013-02-06 .
- Jump up^ “TED Blog – Unreasonable people unite: John Wilbanks at TED Global 2012” . TED . Retrieved 2012-07-06 .
- Jump up^ Seiff, Abby (2007-07-19). “Will John Wilbanks Launch the Next Scientific Revolution?” . Popular Science . Retrieved 2008-06-18 .
- Jump up^ Raman, Sundar (2007-01-23). “16 – Open Views – John Wilbanks, Science Commons” . Retrieved 2008-08-08 .
- Jump up^ Weitzman, Jonathan B. (2004-12-20). “Science Commons makes sharing Easier” . Open Access Now . Retrieved 2008-06-18 .
- Jump up^ “The Machine That Would Predictable The Future” . Scientific American . Retrieved 2011-11-18 .
- Jump up^ “John Wilbanks – Science Commons” . Seed Media Group . Retrieved 2009-01-06 .
- Jump up^ “John Wilbanks – Executive Director, Science Commons” . Utne Reader . Retrieved 2009-10-16 .
- Jump up^ Wilbanks, J. (2006). “Another reason for opening access to research” . BMJ . 333 (7582): 1306-1308. doi : 10.1136 / sbmj.39063.730660.F7 . PMC 1761190 . PMID 17185718 .
- Jump up^ Richard Poynder (2012-05-25). “Open Access: The People’s Petition” . Retrieved 2012-06-01 .
- Jump up^ Field, D .; Sansone, S. -A .; Collis, A .; Booth, T .; Dukes, P .; Gregurick, SK; Kennedy, K .; Kolar, P .; Kolker, E .; Maxon, M .; Millard, S .; Mugabushaka, A. -M .; Perrin, N .; Remacle, JE; Remington, K .; Rocca-Serra, P .; Taylor, CF; Thorley, M .; Tiwari, B .; Wilbanks, J. (2009). ” ‘ Omics Data Sharing” . Science . 326 (5950): 234-236. doi : 10.1126 / science.1180598 . PMC 2770171 . PMID 19815759 .
- Jump up^ Wilbanks, J. (2011). “Openness as infrastructure” . Journal of Cheminformatics . 3 (1): 36. doi : 10.1186 / 1758-2946-3-36 . PMC 3197551 . PMID 21999327 .