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BRYAN ALEXANDER is Director of Research for the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education. He was an English professor at Centenary College of Louisiana.

DAVID A. ATTIS is a Senior Consultant in the higher education practice at the Advisory Board Company. He was a senior policy consultant at the Council on Competitiveness.

YOCHAI BENKLER is the Jack N. and Lillian R. Berkman Professor for Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard Law School and the author of The Wealth of Networks and the paper “Coase’s Penguin.” He is also Codirector of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.

ANDY COOLEY, senior vice president of marketing at SunGard Higher Education, works with customers to help SunGard Higher Education understand and respond to emerging technology trends and institutional needs. He holds degrees from the University of Utah and Harvard University.

PAUL N. COURANT is University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, the Harold T. Shapiro Collegiate Professor of Public Policy, and the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Economics and of Information at the University of Michigan. He has also served as Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Michigan.

JIM DAVIS is Associate Vice Chancellor and CIO and professor in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at UCLA. He instituted the first offices of the CIO at The Ohio State University and UCLA.

GLYN DAVIS is Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer of the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is a professor of political science in the university, fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, and a Companion in the Order of Australia.

LARRY R. FAULKNER is President of Houston Endowment Inc. and President Emeritus of The University of Texas at Austin.

IRA FUCHS is Vice President of Research in Information Technology at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. He was Vice President for Computing and IT at Princeton University. Fuchs was a founding director and chief scientist of JSTOR and founded BITNET. He was President of the Corporation for Research and Educational Networking for 25 years.

PAUL B. GANDEL is the Vice President for Information Technology and CIO at Syracuse University (SU). He also holds an appointment as professor in the School of Information Studies at SU.

CHRISTINE GEITH is Executive Director of MSUglobal and Assistant Provost at Michigan State University. She is a founding partner in several entrepreneurial e-learning ventures including Learn2Grow.com, the Global Community Security Institute, and AmericanCitizenPlanner.com.

PHIL GOLDSTEIN is the President of Goldstein & Associates, an independent consulting firm specializing in higher education strategy, management, and information technology, and a fellow with the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research. He was formerly a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting.

BRIAN L. HAWKINS is President Emeritus of EDUCAUSE and was the founding President and CEO of that organization. He was formerly Senior Vice President of Brown University.

RICHARD N. KATZ is Vice President of EDUCAUSE and the coauthor of Dancing with the Devil and six other books on information technology’s role in higher education. He is founding director of the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research.

ANDY LANE is Director of OpenLearn, an open educational resources website for The Open University in the United Kingdom. He is a professor in the university and an elected board member of the Open Courseware Consortium.

CLIFFORD LYNCH is the Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked Information and an adjunct professor at the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley.

MARY MARLINO is the Director of the National Center for Atmospheric Research Library. She was also the principal investigator for the Digital Library for Earth System Education and was one of the original principal investigators for the National Science Digital Library.

PATRICIA MCLEAN is Director of Academic Enrichment Services at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She was seconded to manage the strategy office responsible for overseeing implementation of the university’s Growing Esteem strategy.

DIANA OBLINGER is President of EDUCAUSE. She served as Vice President and CIO at the University of North Carolina system and in faculty and administrative positions at Michigan State University and the University of Missouri–Columbia. Oblinger was Director of the Institute for Academic Technology for IBM and Executive Director of Higher Education for Microsoft.

LINDA O’BRIEN is Vice Principal, Information, and CIO at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She is responsible for the university’s scholarly and corporate information strategy and the information services, systems, and infrastructure that underpin this.

MALCOLM READ is the Executive Secretary of the Joint Information Systems Committee of the United Kingdom, whose mission is to provide world-class leadership in the innovative use of ICT to support education and research.

TAMARA SUMNER is Executive Director of Digital Learning Sciences. She is also an associate professor at the University of Colorado with a joint appointment in computer and cognitive science.

JOHN UNSWORTH is Dean and professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign. He chaired the American Council of Learned Societies’ recent national commission on cyberinfrastructure for humanities and social sciences, and he is currently coordinator of the I-Schools Caucus.

BRADLEY C. WHEELER is the Vice President of Information Technology and CIO for Indiana University and co-founder of the Sakai and Kuali Foundations. He is also a professor of information systems at the Kelley School of Business.

KRISTINA WOOLSEY is a Learning Experience Designer at the Exploratorium and chair of the Advisory Group of the Learning, Design and Technology program at Stanford University. She was formerly the director of the Apple Multimedia Lab.

RONALD YANOSKY is Deputy Director and Senior Fellow of the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR). Before joining ECAR, Yanosky was principal analyst at Gartner, Inc., and assistant professor of history at Harvard University.

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