Ideas, inspiration and insights delivered to your inbox weekly!

Join the thousands of thinkers who get our content first.
  • Active Promo Codes
    Cart Items
    Processing fee ($3.00 per ticket)
    $0.00 (0 tickets)
    proceed to checkout
    for additional order detail, or to apply free tickets, click here
    *Your shopping cart will expire after 15 minutes of inactivity

    Geoff Brigham

    General Counsel, Wikimedia Foundation

    Since February 2011, Geoff Brigham has been the general counsel for the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that hosts Wikipedia and its sister sites. Wikipedia is the world’s largest and most-popular encyclopedia, containing more than 30 million collaboratively created articles in over 285 languages. Brigham was recognized as the Most Innovative General Counsel in North America by the Financial Times in 2014, and his team was named a 2015 Best Legal Department by the Corporate Counsel magazine. Brigham was previously a deputy general counsel and vice president at eBay, overseeing its legal issues in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia.

    Photo: By VGrigas (WMF) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

    Past Events

    Wednesday, Oct 14 2015

    Know someone who can inspire?

    Chicago Ideas is the ideas festival for everyone and is also open to all speakers. Suggest someone you think fits with our community of curiosity today.
    Suggest A Speaker