Mitch Weisburgh is a partner at Academic Business Advisors and has overseen development and marketing of systems, content, curriculum, and courses across the spectrum of K-12, Postsecondary, corporate training, and job readiness. Mitch co-authored the SIIA guide to the Postsecondary Market and is a national speaker at conferences on education technology in both K12 and higher education. He writes the PilotED blog and is on the Boards of the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) Education Division and Youth Rights Media. In 2014 he co-founded Edchat Interactive, which provides live interactive online PD to share best practices among educators. In 2015 he organized the first Games for Schools Summit, which brought together individuals from different sectors of education to discuss and start planning ways to increase the use of games in schools.
Scott Brewster is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer for Triad Interactive Media and Chief Operating Officer for ThinkZone–two firms that specialize in digital media and games for education. He holds a Ph.D. in educational technology and has expertise in educational media, instructional design, and game design. His primary research and teaching experiences are in the areas of educational technology, distance education, and electronic arts. He is an accomplished interactive content designer and has managed teams of technology professionals who have created innovative educational Web sites and award-winning interactive educational software. Brewster has served as director, project manager, and principal investigator leading the research and development of numerous large-scale digital educational projects, including five for the U.S. Department of Education and four for the National Science Foundation. He has also worked with NASA to develop a Web-based Virtual Learning Magnet designed to teach science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts to high school students and has worked with corporations and government agencies to develop robust training and learning products. Scott currently lives in New York City.