Jens Ohlig currently works as an editor at Tagesspiegel Background. Before that he worked at Wikimedia Germany, where he focused on community communication, data partnerships and data donations for Wikidata. In 2012 he was part of the initial team that developed Wikibase, the software on which Wikidata is built. Before becoming a software developer, he studied translation and languages. He served as a board member for the Chaos Computer Club and supports various hackspaces.