On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 07:09:25PM -0400, Ed Summers wrote:
> Carl Malamud:
> Long time advocate for Internet technologies for the public good. Most
> recently involved with making public domain data sets available to the
> public w/

I second Malamud.  I also nominate:

Joseph Lucia

University Librarian at Villanova University who has been active around
the call for developers in libraries [0].  

Adrian Holovaty

Co-creator of Django, the Python web framework.  Currently working on
EveryBlock, an ambitious mash-up of data into an attractive interface.