Ned Zimmerman is a Senior Inclusive Developer at the Inclusive Design Research Centre (IDRC). His work on the Platform Cooperative Development Kit is informed by experiences as a worker co-op member-owner (2007-2010), open source maintainer (2015-2019), and co-founder and board member of a non-profit arts co-op in his home province of Nova Scotia, Canada (2016-present). Ned has a BFA in Theatre and Development from Concordia University in Montréal.