CEO, Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education
Lisa Petrides is president of the <a href="http://www.iskme.org">Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education</a> a non-profit education research and design institute in Half Moon Bay, CA, works to transform teaching and learning through social science research, creating research-based innovations, and building capacity to improve information access and knowledge sharing. Petrides is a noted innovator working at the forefront of how developments in open source and social learning impact educational practice and policy. This includes the creation of <a href="http://www.oercommons.org">OER Commons</a>, an open source teaching and learning network that supports the creation and reuse of open educational resources, and <a href="http://www.bigideasfest.org">Big Ideas Fest</a>.<br />
Petrides, a former professor in the Department of Organization and Leadership at Columbia University, Teachers College, also blogs at <a href="http://www.lisaislearning.org">Lisa is Learning</a>.