Cailean is a PhD Candidate in Social Data Science at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. His research interests concern the political economy of open source software (OSS) and the digital commons at large. Alongside his PhD, Cailean is a Researcher at the Linux Foundation, where he contributes to diverse research projects on OSS. Prior to his PhD, Cailean worked as the International Policy Lead at the UK Government’s Centre for Data Ethics & Innovation and studied at the University of Oxford, University of Edinburgh, and UC Santa Barbara. Cailean’s PhD research is funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council.