Speakers

Below you will find a list of individuals and/or organizations that are currently evangelizing the Open Badges work in the community.

Sam Abramovich

Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo SUNY
Area/s of Focus:

  • Assessment
  • Research
  • Educators
  • K-12
  • After-school Networks
  • Motivation / Incentives

samuelab@buffalo.edu
@samabramovich
http://gse.buffalo.edu/about/directory/faculty/10613

Fredrick W. Baker III, Ph.D.

Instructional Technologist, University of Tampa
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Higher Education

fredwbaker@gmail.com
@fredwbaker
http://www.fredwbaker.com

Doug Belshaw

Web Literacy Lead, Mozilla Foundation
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Assessment
  • Educators
  • Technology
  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • Digital & Web Literacies

doug@mozillafoundation.org
@dajbelshaw
https://dougbelshaw.com

Bernard Bull

Assistant Vice President of Academics & Associate Professor of Education, Concordia University Wisconsin
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Assessment
  • Educators
  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • Competency-based Digital Badges
  • Badges as Curricular Building Blocks

bernard.bull@gmail.com
@bdean1000
http://www.bernardbull.com

Carla Casilli

Director of Design + Practice, Badge Alliance
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Research
  • Endorsement
  • Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Workforce
  • Digital & Web Literacies
  • Motivation / Incentives

carla@badgealliance.org
@carlacasilli
http://carlacasilli.wordpress.com

Frank Catalano

Principal, Intrinsic Strategy
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Technology
  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • Workforce
  • Industry

frank@intrinsicstrategy.com
@FrankCatalano
https://www.linkedin.com/in/frankcatalano

Karen Cator

President and Chief Executive Officer, Digital Promise
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Assessment
  • Research
  • Endorsement
  • Policy
  • Educators
  • Technology
  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • Workforce
  • Globalization
  • Digital & Web Literacies
  • Motivation / Incentives

karen@digitalpromise.org
@DigitalPromise
http://www.digitalpromise.org

Megan Cole

Director of Marketing + Operations, Badge Alliance
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Technology
  • Higher Education
  • Cities

meg@badgealliance.org
@megcolek
http://openbadges.tumblr.com

Katie Davis

Assistant Professor, University of Washington
Area/s of Focus:

  • Research
  • Educators
  • K-12
  • Digital & Web Literacies
  • After-School Networks

kdavis78@uw.edu
@katiebda
http://www.katiedavisresearch.com

Anne Derryberry

Associate, Sage Road Solutions
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Assessment
  • Endorsement
  • Policy
  • Higher Education
  • Workforce
  • Globalization

anne@sageroadsolutions.com
@aderryberry

Elyse Eidman-Aadahl

Executive Director, National Writing Project
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Assessment
  • Endorsement
  • Educators
  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • After-School Networks

@elyseea
https://sites.google.com/site/elyseeabio/

Deborah Everhart

Director of Solutions Strategy, Blackboard Inc.
Area/s of Focus:

  • Endorsement
  • Educators
  • Higher Education

deverhart@blackboard.com
@ariadne4444
https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/everhart/

Damian Ewens

Chief Executive Officer, Achievery
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Assessment
  • Policy
  • Educators
  • Technology
  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • Workforce
  • Cities

damian@achievery.com
@damianewens
http://achievery.com/team/

Jade Forester

Marketing + Community Manager, Badge Alliance
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Higher Education
  • Workforce

jade@badgealliance.org
@jade_forester
http://openbadges.tumblr.com

Alexander Halavais

Associate Professor, Arizona State University
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Research
  • Technology
  • Higher Education
  • Digital & Web Literacies

alex@halavais.net
@halavais
http://alex.halavais.net/bio

Pete Janzow

Senior Director, Open Badges Lead, Pearson Acclaim
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Endorsement
  • Higher Education
  • Workforce
  • Credentials and Certification

peter.janzow@pearson.com
@pjanzow

Erin Knight

Executive Director, Badge Alliance
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Standard
  • Endorsement
  • Technology
  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • Workforce
  • Cities
  • Globalization
  • Digital & Web Literacies
  • After-School Networks

erin@badgealliance.org
@eknight
http://erinknight.com

John Knight

Managing Director, Knightlabs, LLC
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Standard
  • Endorsement
  • Technology

bug@knightlabs.com
@jknight
http://btl.gs

Sunny Lee

Director of Strategy, Badge Alliance
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Standard
  • Cities

sunny@badgealliance.org
@sunnylee
http://bananigans.tumblr.com/

Marc Lesser

Senior Director of Learning Design, MOUSE
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Assessment
  • Educators
  • Technology
  • K-12
  • Digital & Web Literacies
  • After-School Networks

marc@mouse.org
@malesser
http://malesser.com

Steven Lonn

Assistant Director, USE Lab, University of Michigan
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Assessment
  • Research
  • Higher Education
  • Motivation / Incentives

slonn@umich.edu
@stevelonn
http://www.linkedin.com/in/stevenlonn/

Sybil Madison-Boyd

Learning Pathways Program Director, Digital Youth Network
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Educators
  • K-12
  • Cities
  • After-School Networks
  • Motivation / Incentives
  • Badge Frameworks

smadisonboyd@digitalyouthnetwork.org
@smadisonboyd
http://digitalyouthnetwork.org/staff/sybil-madsion-boyd/

Chris McAvoy

Director of Technology, Badge Alliance
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Standard
  • Technology

chris@badgealliance.org
@chmcavoy
http://chrismcavoy.org

Steve Midgley

Managing Member, Mixrun
Area/s of Focus:

  • Policy
  • Educators
  • Technology
  • K-12

steve.midgley@mixrun.com
@stevemidgley
http://mixrun.com/steve_midgley_bio.html

Paul Nauert

Project Manager – Educator Micro-Credentials, Digital Promise
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Assessment
  • Standard
  • Research
  • Endorsement
  • Policy
  • Educators
  • Technology
  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • Workforce
  • Globalization
  • Digital & Web Literacies
  • Motivation / Incentives

paul@digitalpromise.org
@PaulFromDP
http://www.digitalpromise.org/pages/team-bios/#paulnauert

Nate Otto

Developer, Concentric Sky
Area/s of Focus:

  • Badge System Design
  • Standard
  • Research
  • Endorsement
  • Technology

nate@ottonomy.net
@ottonomy
http://www.linkedin.com/in/nateotto/

Serge Ravet

Badge Europe!
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Policy
  • Educators
  • Technology
  • Assessment
  • Endorsement

serge.ravet@gmail.com
@szerge
http://www.learningfutures.eu/bio/

Jarin Schmidt

Product Lead, Pearson
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Assessment
  • Research
  • Technology
  • Workforce
  • Globalization

jarin.schmidt@pearson.com
@jronius
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jarinschmidt

Wayne Skipper

Founder, Concentric Sky
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Badge System Design
  • Policy
  • Educators
  • Technology
  • Higher Education
  • K-12
  • Workforce
  • Cities
  • Globalization
  • Digital & Web Literacies
  • After-School Networks

hello@concentricsky.com
@concentricsky
http://www.linkedin.com/in/wayneskipper

Dr. James E. Willis, III

Indiana University, Center for Research on Learning and Technology
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Assessment
  • Research
  • Higher Education
  • Motivation / Incentives

jaedwill@indiana.edu
@Willis3James

Ilene Winokur

Director of Foundation Programs, Gulf University for Science and Technology
Area/s of Focus:

  • General
  • Educators
  • Globalization

ialzaid@spec-sol.net
@specsol
http://www.spec-sol.net/staff.php?sid=1