Philipp Schmidt, Carl Ruppin, Mark Andersen, Vanessa Gennarelli
Philipp Schmidt co-founded Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU)–the grassroots community for social open learning. An open education activist, he co-authored the Cape Town Open Education Declaration, served as a founding board member for the OpenCourseWare Consortium, and has been awarded Shuttleworth and Ashoka fellowships.
Mark Andersen is the Director of Learning and Economic Development at the Chicago Public Library. He works with creating partnerships and providing programs in the areas of entrepreneurship, workforce development, literacy and digital skills. He has been with the Chicago Public Library for over 20 years and is an active member of the American Library Association. He has served as the Chair of BRASS (Business Reference And Services Section) of RUSA within the American Library Association.