I am director of the Edtech Lab at the Imperial College Business School.
I joined Imperial College in 2001 as an MSc student in the Department of Computing and then completed a PhD in the Imperial College Business Schoool. I have a long standing interest in the use of technology in education and started teaching my classes online in 2003. My role evolved to encourage others to teach using technology. In 2005 I joined Business School and formed the Edtech Lab.
Our team has overseen a substantial increase in the use of educational technology at the School. We launched our Global Online MBA programme in 2015 and have received awards along the way including including a Gold award at the IMS Learning Impact awards in 2010, an Effective Practice Award at the Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference in 2011 and a silver award for Business Education at the 2018 QS Reimagine Education conference.
I was co-founder and now president of the Imperial College eLearning spin-out firm Epigeum (now a successful part of the Oxford Univeristy Press) which publishes high quality online courseware used by 250 universities globally. In 2018 I helped launch Insendi , also spin-out firm from the Edtech Lab focused on online learning platforms.
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