About Open Source Politics

Our history, our services, our values,
our community and our team.

Our history

In 2016, Valentin Chaput, Virgile Deville, Olivier Buchotte and Alain Buchotte created Open Source Politics, a company in the field of the social and solidarity economy that develops free and open source digital platforms.

Its methodology, tested and approved by its clients, mixes face-to-face and digital interactions to ensure the success of clients' participatory projects.

Discover ten milestones in the history of OSP through our timeline ! ūüöĬ†

Our Team

Alain Buchotte

Alain Buchotte

Technical Director

Olivier Buchotte

Olivier Buchotte

Chief Financial Officer

Valentin Chaput

Valentin Chaput

Consulting Director

Virgile Deville

Virgile Deville

Product Director

Pauline Bessoles

Pauline Bessoles

Product manager

Quentin Champenois

Quentin Champenois

Developer

Eloise Gabadou

Eloise Gabadou

Consultant

Armand Fardeau

Armand Fardeau

Lead Developer

Sébastien Moret

Sébastien Moret

Developer

Lucie Grau

Lucie Grau

Consultant

Antoine Gaboriau

Antoine Gaboriau

Consultant / Researcher

Lisa Giner

Lisa Giner

Consultant

Adrien Rogissart

Adrien Rogissart

Senior Consultant

Paul Poinsot

Paul Poinsot

Development Officer

Soline Phély

Soline Phély

Consultant

Baptiste Thivend

Baptiste Thivend

Developer

Nicolas Romascanu

Nicolas Romascanu

Development Officer

Talib Benkirane

Talib Benkirane

Consultant

Erika Ruth Witt

Erika Ruth Witt

Moderator

Quentin Le Port

Quentin Le Port

Machine Learning (TAL)

Loubna Belmir

Loubna Belmir

Communication Officer

Quentin Bernigaud

Quentin Bernigaud

Front-End Developer

Our values and commitments

Participatory democracy

In the face of declining participation and trust in our representatives, we believe that participatory practices need to take on a more prominent place in our society. Not only in the political world, but also in the functioning of our companies, the governance of our associations and the conduct of our collective projects. 

Collective intelligence

We believe in collective intelligence, in the emergence of open innovation through the collective. Participatory digital tools such as Decidim allow the creation of a framework conducive to its emergence. These processes are part of a step-by-step approach based on a very precise methodology, while keeping track of each individual's contributions. The challenge is to come up with a synthesis and concrete actions in which everyone can follow the evolution and get involved.

Free and Open Source Software

We share the conviction that digital democracy software must be free and open source. This means that all users have the freedom to duplicate, improve and analyze the software's code. It is a guarantee of quality andof security,but above all of transparency,essential for legitimacyin any democratic process.

Social and Solidarity Economy

Open Source Politics is an enterprise in the field of the social and solidarity economy. Our action participates in the democratization of tools of participatory democracy and the deepening of their use by any type of organization relying on collective intelligence.

Our network

Our company is at the heart of an ecosystem of players who share our values and principles

RCS Paris 820 412 161
32 rue des Cascades
75020 Paris (France)

contact@opensourcepolitics.eu

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