Credits

Dave Winer 
Dave is an American software developer, entrepreneur and writer in New York City. Dave is noted for his contributions to outliners, scripting, content management, and web services. He is the founder of the software companies Living Videotext and Userland Software. He was a research fellow at Harvard Law School. He is and currently a visiting scholar at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute.
Website: http://davewiner.com/
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dave_Winer
Twitter: http://twitter.com/davewiner

 

Jason Diceman 
Jason is the creator of Dotmocracy, the innovative paper based technique for efficiently finding agreements among large groups. These are done in face-to-face and out of meeting environments. Jason empowers organizations by facilitating constructive public consultation, effective large group deliberation and participatory decision-making. He currently works as a Senior Public Consultation Coordinator with the City of Toronto.
Blog: http://www.cooptools.ca/blog/jasondiceman
Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jasondiceman
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jasondiceman

 

Mark Meyer 
Markis a Digital Strategist for DRMG. Prior to that Marc was the social media practice lead at Ernst and Young, one of the world’s leading professional services organizations. He is the co-founder of popular Twitter chat on the business of social media called ‘Hashtag Social Media’. Marc frequently  speaks, writes and evangelizes on how companies can do it better with social media.
Company: http://directmarketingobservations.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/marc_meyer

 

Mathew Oliphant 
Mark is a User Experience expert and does everything from UX research and strategy, to interaction design and usability testing. Previously, he day-jobbed as a Senior Interaction Designer and Usability Specialist on mathworks.com and designed web applications for State Farm.
Website: http://xhipi.com
Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewoliphant
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/mjolifant

 

Tania Samsonova 
Tania is a translator and a technical writer. She has published several book translations into Russian. She also does technical translations because of her 15 years experience in software development. She has a degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from Moscow State University.
Blog: http://oryxandcrake.wordpress.com/
Twitter: http://twitter.com/taniasam
Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/taniasamsonova

 

Dan Cohen
Dan is an Associate Professor in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University and the Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media. His work is in digital humanities, broadly construed: the impact of new media and technology on all aspects of knowledge, from the nature of digitized resources to twenty-first century research techniques and software tools to the changing landscape of communication and publication.
Website : http://www.dancohen.org
Twitter : https://twitter.com/dancohen

 

Laura Bergells
Laura is an Adjunct Professor at GVSU and Independent internet marketing consultant.
Website: http://www.maniactive.com/
Twitter : https://twitter.com/maniactive

 

Chris Corrigan
Chris is a consultant of public policy
http://chriscorrigan.com/

 

Micheal Herman
Micheal is the Founder, Micheal Herman Associates. He is recognized internationally as a leader in the practice of Open Space Technology. He is the founder and manager of the OpenSpaceWorld global practice website, a former director of the Open Space Institute USA, the author/editor of numerous articles on how to practice Open Space Technology, and an active, innovative contributor to the international development of that practice.
http://www.michaelherman.com/wordpress/

 

Tom Atlee
Tom is founder, co-director, and research director of the non-profit Co-Intelligence Institute. He has written extensively on leading-edge issues in politics, philosophy, and social transformation and evolution. In addition to giving workshops, presentations and organizing and/or facilitating a number of conferences, he has served on several boards
http://www.co-intelligence.org/

 

Richard Seel
Richard is the principal of New Paradigm Consulting and an organization consultant across a wide range of sectors.
http://www.new-paradigm.co.uk/richardseel.htm

 

Herb Stevenson
Herb is the founder of Cleveland Consulting Group. He has published 26 banking books. Herb Stevenson is also the founder of Natural Passages, an organizaion that offers nature-based leadership programs for men. He is on the Board of Trustees of The American Indian Education Center in Cleveland, Ohio. http://www.herbstevenson.com/

 

Dave Neilson
Dave is the co-founder of CloudCamp and a principal consultant at PlatformD. He develops software programs.
Platform D:http://www.platformd.com/
CloudCamp:http://www.cloudcamp.com/

 

David Gurteen
Dave is an independent knowledge educator who coaches people to share knowledge. He is the founder of Gurteen Knowledge Community – a global learning network of over 17,000 people in 160 countries.
http://www.gurteen.com/

 

Kaliya Hamlin
Kaliya, known as Identity Woman, co-founded in the world’s leading industry forum focused on user-centric digital identity, the Internet Identity Workshop. Seeing the emerging possibility of individuals collecting, managing and gaining value from their personal data generated as they interact with all kinds of digital systems, she founded the Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium in 2010 to catalyze industry development and collaboration. She is advising the World Economic Forum’s Rethinking Personal Data project.
http://www.identitywoman.net/

 

John Stahl
John is currently a graduate student, pursuing a Masters of Public Administration at the Evans School of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. He serves on the board of Green Media Toolshed/Netcentric Campaigns.
http://www.linkedin.com/in/jonstahl
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/dir/Jon/Stahl

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