I4J ENCYCLOPEDIA

i4j Participant Entries

Manu Bhardwaj

Senior Advisor on Technology and Internet Policy to the Under Secretary of State at U.S. Department of State

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Marc Canter

Marc Canter is an American internet entrepreneur, speaker, and technology evangelist. An early pioneer of online software,[1] he has been called the “godfather of multimedia”.[2] Canter is cofounder and Chief Evangelist of Cola, a company that publishes a messaging application. Previously, he was a founder of social networking tool Broadband Mechanics, as well as Macromind, … Read moreMarc Canter

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Marc Prensky

Marc Prensky, coiner of the term “Digital Native,” is an internationally acclaimed speaker, author, consultant and “practical visionary,” promoting civilization-level change in education for the world’s newly-empowered kids. Marc has spoken in over 40 countries, authored seven books, and published over 100 essays; his writings have been translated into a dozen languages. Marc’s background includes … Read moreMarc Prensky

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Marcia Kadanoff

Civic Innovator, Book Author, Board Member, Maker City Project

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Marco Zappacosta

Marco Zappacosta is a co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Thumbtack, a marketplace that connects consumers with local service professionals such as floor remodelers, treadmill repairmen, and bartenders. Prior to Thumbtack and while in college, Mr. Zappacosta was the Director of Students for Saving Social Security in Washington, DC. The group represented the student … Read moreMarco Zappacosta

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Margaret Ross Tolbert

Independent Artist

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Marissa Lowman

Investor focused on workforce development, Head of Education Practice, Village Capital

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Marjory Blumenthal

Marjory Blumenthal is a senior policy analyst and director of RAND’s Science, Technology, and Policy Program. Prior to joining RAND, she served as executive director of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) within the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Blumenthal’s PCAST projects addressed how systems engineering can improve … Read moreMarjory Blumenthal

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Mark Clifford Turrell

Mark Turrell

Mark Clifford Turrell is the founder and CEO of Orcasci, a strategy and marketing agency specializing in designing programs that ‘spread’ products, services, ideas and behaviors. Orcasci’s toolset for the “Science of Spread” leverages scientific concepts and social networking technology to help get people engaged and deliver change. Its unique approach rapidly achieves impressive results, … Read moreMark Turrell

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Markus Fromherz

Entrepreneur, Innovator, Investor, Mentor

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