UCB 2013 - Participants

World Academy Forum on Global Higher Education

2-3 October 2013 • UC Berkeley, CA, USA


Fabián Banga

Distance Education Coordinator, Berkeley City College

Tony Bates

President, Tony Bates Associates Ltd.

Bob Berg*

Former Senior Adviser, World Education Forum

Gary Brahm

President of Brandman University

George W. Breslauer

Executive Vice Chancellor, UC Berkeley

Cecily Cai

Student, University of California, Berkeley

Ilse Bechara Castilla

Consulate General of Colombia

Norman Chambers

Professor Emeritus of Africana Studies and Education at San Diego State University and Director of the Carl Rogers Institute of Psychotherapy, Training, and Supervision, Multicultural Counseling and Consulting Center

Dan Clancy

Director of Education, Google

Sarah Coleman

Senior Manager, Experiential Learning, Net Impact

Emil Constantinescu*

President, Academy of Cultural Diplomacy; former President of Romania and Rector University of Bucharest

Paul Corey

President Science, Business and Technology Division, Pearson

John Cox*

Fellow, World Academy of Art & Science

Riane Eisler*

President, Center for Partnership Studies, Monterey

Lloyd S. Etheredge*

Director, Government Learning and International Scientific Networks Projects, Policy Sciences Center Inc., Maryland

Mark Fink

Vice Provost, On Line Education, UNLV

Brian Fitzgerald

Vice President of Product, Knewton

Armando Fox

UC Berkeley

Robert Fuller*

Former President, Oberlin College

Cosmin Gheorghe Intercultural Consultant

Ken Goldberg

Professor, UC Berkeley

Heitor Gurgulino de Souza*

President Emeritus, United Nations University

John Halpin

VP Strategic Programs, Center for Digital Education

Christina M. Hamilton

Undergraduate Researcher, University of California, Berkekey

Steven Hatch

CEO, talent2 Education

Alan Heppenstall

Co-Founder of Accredible

Bob Horn*

Visiting Scholar, Stanford University

Alex Hwu

Hunboldt State University

Robin Jackson

Business Growth Consultant at Mira & Associates, Inc.

Garry Jacobs*

Chairman of the Board & CEO, World Academy of Art & Science

Patricia James

Mt. San Jacinto College

Oliver Janoschka

Head of Programmes, Research, Technology Transfer, Digital Education at Stifterverband, Germany

Jeremy Johnson

Chief Strategy Officer, 2U.com

Danny King

Co-Founder of Accredible

Neal King

President, International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)

Jorge Klor de Alva

President, Nexus Research & Policy Center, former President, University of Phoenix

An Krumberger*

Co-founder and Director, Council One

Larry Lagerstrom

Director of Online Learning, School of Engineering, Stanford University

Evan Larso


Deborah Lemon

Professor, Ohlone College

Morley Lipsett*

Trustee, World Academy of Art & Science

Tibisay Lugo

Consulate General of Venezuela in San Francisco

Emerson Malca

Co-founder and CEO of Study Room

Gary Matkin

Dean, Continuing Education, Distance Learning, and Summer Session, UC Irvine

JoAnne McDowell*

Instructor at Academy of Art University in San Francisco

Billy Meinke

Creative Commons

John Mitchell

Vice Provost Stanford University

Winston Nagan*

Director, Institute for Human Rights, Peace and Development, University of Florida

Joanna Normoyle

Experiential & Digital Media Learning Coordinator, Agricultural Sustainability Institute at UC Davis

Ankhbayar Nyamdorj

Consulate General of Mongolia in San Francisco

Lynne O'Brien

Associate Vice Provost for Digital and Online Education Initiatives, Duke University

Yuko Okubo

Social Research Scientist, Fujitsu Laboratories of America

Aftab Omer

President, Meridian University

Nagesha Rao Parthasarathi

Consulate General of India

Roberto Peccei*

Former Vice Chancellor of Research, UCLA; Trustee of WAAS; Vice-President, Club of Rome

Mila Popovich*

Comparative Literature & Humanities, University of Colorado – Boulder (UCB)

Roy Posner

Founder of GrowthOnline.org

Mo Qayoumi

President of San Jose State University

Oliver Sabot

Founder, Spire Education

Ullica Segerstrale*

Professor of Sociology, Director, IIT Camras Scholar Program

Ivo Šlaus*

President, World Academy of Art & Science; Member

Anthony Somkin


Carol Somkin


Philip B. Stark

Professor and Chair, Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley

Dale Stephens

President of uncollege.org

Gay Swenson


Candace Thille

Stanford University, founding director of The Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University

Ted Trzyna

President, InterEnvironment Institute

Takuro Watanabe

Researcher, Fujitsu

Arlene Wiltberger


Ralph Wolff

Former President, Western Association of Schools & Colleges

Alberto Zucconi*

President, IACP, Italy