Alan Levine is recognized for applying new technologies to education. A pioneer on the web in the 1990s and an early proponent of blogs and RSS, Alan is particularly interested in new forms of web storytelling. He typically consults with higher educational institutions on digital technologies and the affordances of the open web, working with a variety of higher education institutions and organizations such as the Open University, Digital Media Hub and Mozilla. Additionally, he develops open web-based tools.

Catherine Cronin is an open educator, researcher and educational developer in CELT (Centre for Excellence in Learning & Teaching) at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Her work focuses on open education, critical approaches to openness, digital identity practices, and exploring the interplay between formal and informal learning.

Mia Zamora is an Associate Professor of English and Director of both the MA in Writing Studies and the Writing Project at Kean University (US). Mia is a scholar of Electronic Literature (literary works that originate in a digital environment and require digital computation to read). She is a digital humanist and she writes about how digital technologies are transforming education in the 21st century.