Stewards of the Open Learning Commons

OLC is guided by a team of publicly-minded commoners.

Robert Best is an explorer in web development, emerging technologies and (social) entrepreneurship. He is active in the Peer-to-peer and Decentralized Web community in Toronto, and will be participating in the upcoming DWeb Camp 2019. His home is in Markham, Canada.

Sophia Gallagher is a proponent for knowledge commons and coordinated learning, in the context of civilizational transitions due to climate change. She founded the Library of the Commons in Atlanta, Georgia. In rural Northern California, she is now based at an off-the-grid homestead.

Keala Young is a founder of Foresight 2020 LLC, a whole system design collaborative. He also cofounded Atlan, a living and learning ecovillage dedicated to the artful co-creation of healthy living systems celebrating the connectedness and diversity of all Life. He resides in Portland, Oregon.

David Ing leads the Systems Changes research program as an open science project, and blogs at He is a past-president (2011-2012) of the International Society for the Systems Sciences. In real life, he may be found in Toronto, Canada.

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