George Siemens

George Siemens researches how human and artificial cognition intersect in knowledge processes. He has delivered keynote addresses in more than 40 countries on the influence of technology and media on education, organizations, and society. George is a founding president of the Society for Learning Analytics Research. He has advised government agencies and universities around the world on digital learning and utilizing learning analytics for assessing and evaluating productivity gains in the education sector and improving learner results. In 2008, he pioneered massive open online courses (MOOCs). His current projects, Global Research Alliance for AI in Learning and Education (GRAILE – and SenseAI focus on analyzing how AI is deployed in learning and knowledge settings and the leadership capabilities needed to enable and support this work. 

Dennis Bonilla

Dennis Bonilla is an industry-recognized digital learning and technology transformation strategist specializing in the integration of adult learning, neuroscience, digital learning technologies, curriculum, data analytics, and corporate and higher education strategies for the modern, multi-generational workforce. In his role as dean of the Wiley Edge Global Academy, Dennis is responsible for all aspects of Academy operations around the globe, which include education solutions sales support, content design and development, instructional delivery, the Academy Global Learning and Teaching model, success metrics, and badging and credentialing. He has worked for and consulted at Fortune 100 companies in the technology, manufacturing, energy, and healthcare industries and is a veteran of the U.S. Navy.  

David Capranos

David Capranos is the director of market strategy and research at Wiley University Services. In managing the market research team, David conducts extensive research to identify market opportunities and potential challenges and highlight academic programs that align with current demand. His team plays a vital role in determining the viability of educational programs in the online market and helping universities stay ahead of industry and market trends. David has a background as a business analyst in higher education marketing, evaluating marketing tactics and helping implement technologies such as student relationship management and project management systems.  

Elizabeth Creamer

Elizabeth Creamer is vice president of workforce development for the Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA), a partnership of Reynolds and Brightpoint Community Colleges.  CCWA is dedicated to closing the skills gap in the region’s labor market through industry sector strategies, occupational training and workforce credentialing, apprenticeship related instruction, career coaching, and customized business solutions. Previously, Elizabeth served as advisor for workforce development in Governor Terence R. McAuliffe’s administration and as director of education and workforce development in Governor Bob McDonnell’s administration. She also served as assistant vice chancellor of career pathways and workforce development programs for the Virginia Community College System and in academic administration positions at Virginia Peninsula and Camp Community Colleges.    

Matt Seimears

Matt Seimears joined Eastern Oregon University as dean of the College of Education in 2019 and is currently serving as interim provost. He brings more than 19 years of instructional and administrative experience, previously serving as a professor of STEM and science education, and the department and associate chair of the Elementary Education/Early Childhood Unified/Special Education Department at Emporia State University in Kansas. Matt has experience in CAEP accreditation, planning, and assessment, faculty evaluation, strategic goal setting, external journal editing, and STEM lab management. His vision is to assist with growing teacher frameworks in the state of Oregon and help create a network to help children of trauma and provide a robust resilience training partnership for everyone. 

Jessica Stanfill

Jaime Holcomb

Aimee deNoyelles

Julie Straub

Kelly J. Otter