2018 edX Global Forum
 
 
2018 edX Global Forum: Our Speakers
 
Mohammad Qayoumi
Minister of Finance
Government of Afghanistan
 
Ali Abdallah
Mechanical Design Engineer, Tesla
recent MIT graduate
 
Anant Agarwal
CEO
edX
 
Gayatri Agnew
Senior Director
Walmart Foundation
 
Lawrence Bacow
President
Harvard University
 
Federico Basañes
Manager, Knowledge, Innovation and Communication Sector
Inter-American Development Bank
 
Trevor Bass
Chief Data Scientist
edX
 
Berkay Baykal
Director of Open edX Business
edX
 
Becky Bermont
Portfolio Director, Design for Change
IDEO
 
M.J. Bishop
Associate Vice Chancellor and Director, Kirwan Center for Academic Innovation
University System of Maryland
 
Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau
CEO & Publisher
MIT Technology Review
 
Justin Brown
Director of Product
edX
 
Deb Bubb
HR Vice President, Chief Leadership and Learning Officer
IBM
 
Chris Caplice
Executive Director, MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL)
MIT
 
Paul Carlile
Senior Associate Dean for Innovation, Questrom School of Management
Boston University
 
Shih Chao Chien
MicroMasters student
Boston University
 
Catherine Cho Yoo
Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships
edX
 
Rohit Chopra
Student, Project Accelerate program
 
Suzanne de Bruijn
Marketing Officer Open & Online Education
Wageningen University & Research
 
Chris Dellarocas
Associate Provost for Digital Learning & Innovation
Boston University
 
Justin Dellinger
Associate Director of the Learning Innovation and Networked Knowledge (LINK) Research Lab
University of Texas Arlington
 
Ignacio Despujol Zabala
MOOC Initiative Coordinator
Universitat Politécnica de Valéncia
 
Jack Drew
Director of Sales
edX
 
Kristin Fitzgerald
Online Masters Student
Georgia Institute of Technology
 
Jim Freericks
Professor of Physics
Georgetown University
 
Gordon Fuller
Vice President and Chief Learning Officer
IBM
 
Alan Garber
Provost
Harvard University
 
Justine Goulart
Marketing Manager
edX
 
Nick Grossman
GM for Special Projects
Union Square Ventures
 
Jim Hall
Dean, University Studies
Rochester Institute of Technology
 
Therese Hannigan
Director RIT Online
Rochester Institute of Technology
 
Mark Haseltine
Chief Product Officer
edX
 
Kerry Healey
President
Babson College
 
Johannes Heinlein
Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
edX
 
Julia Henderson
Senior Manager, Learner Success & Operations
edX
 
Jasper Ho
Product Manager
edX
 
Cathy Hsu
Chair Professor
School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Nina Huntemann
Senior Director of Academics and Research
edX
 
Jeffrey Jaffe
CEO
World Wide Web Consortium
 
Philippe Jamet
Executive President
IMT
 
Barthélémy M.P. Jobert
President, Sorbonne University Foundation
Sorbonne University
 
Nitin Joglekar
Dean’s Research Scholar and Associate Professor of Operations and Technology Management, Questrom School of Business
Boston University
 
David Joyner
Associate Director of Student Experience (OMSCS) and Senior Research Associate
Georgia Institute of Technology
 
Professor Joseph Klafter
President
Tel Aviv University
 
Timo Kos
Director of Education and Student Affairs
TU Delft
 
Eli Lesser
Executive Director for Educational Innovation, School of Social Policy & Practice
University of Pennsylvania
 
Chao "Alex" Li
CEO
Xuetang
 
Audra Longert
Senior Partner Manager
edX
 
Robert Lue
Professor of the Practice of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Faculty Director of the Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
Harvard University
 
David Malan
Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science
Harvard University
 
Professor Peter Mathieson
Principal and Vice-Chancellor
University of Edinburgh
 
Blake McKimmie
Associate Professor, School of Psychology
University of Queensland
 
Adam Medros
President and COO
edX
 
Jal Mehta
Associate Professor
Harvard Graduate School of Education
 
Christine Michael
Senior UX Designer & Researcher
edX
 
Trena Minudri
Global Commercial Learning Manager
IBM
 
Francisco José Mora Mas
Rector
Universitat Politècnica de València
 
Rob Mudde
Vice Rector Magnificus/Vice President of Education
TUDelft
 
Michal Neumann
Deputy Director General for Academic Affairs and Secretary of the Council for Higher Education (CHE)
Council for Higher Education (CHE), Israel
 
Laura Pappano
Journalist and author
 
Emily Parana
MicroMasters student
Rochester Institute of Technology
 
Mike Pino
Senior Director, Cognizant Digital Academy
Cognizant
 
Ben Piscopo
Learning Designer
edX
 
Michael Pittman
Research Assistant Professor
The University of Hong Kong
 
Wendell Pritchett
Provost
University of Pennsylvania
 
Kathy Pugh
Vice President, Education Services
edX
 
Pascale Quester
Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President
University of Adelaide
 
Carol Quillen
President
Davidson College
 
Krishna Rajagopal
Dean for Digital Learning
MIT
 
Valentina Reda
PhD, Research Fellow
University of Naples Federico II
 
Mark Rudnick
Director, Partner Success
edX
 
Dr. Umar Saif
Vice Chancellor
Information Technology University
 
Heber Sambucetti
Associate Director Learning & Talent Development - Technology & Operations
Accenture
 
Daniel Seaton
Product Owner, Digital Assets for Reuse in Teaching
Harvard University
 
Andrew Shennan
Provost
Wellesley College
 
Matthew J. Slaughter
Paul Danos Dean
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
 
Tracy Tan
Director, MicroMasters Programs
MIT
 
Bridget Tombleson
Clinical / Professional Fellow, School of Marketing
Curtin University
 
Marshall Van Alstyne
Questrom Chair, Best Selling Author
Boston University
 
Yianna Vovides
Professor and Director of Learning Design & Research
Georgetown University
 
John Mark Walker
Director of Open Source and Community
edX
 
Jonathan Weissman
Senior Lecturer
Rochester Institute of Technology
 
Saadia Zahidi
Head, Centre for the New Economy and Society, Member of the Managing Board
World Economic Forum
 
Jill Zimmerman
Partner, Global Chief Talent & Inclusion Officer
Mercer
 
John Zornig
Manager, Course Design and Development
The University of Queensland