Head of Innovation, JISC
Sarah's role is to lead the JISC innovation group which develops strategies for innovation through technology in
the further and higher education sectors. Current areas of work include innovative digital infrastructure (linked
data, cloud services), research data, environmental sustainability, analytics, digital literacy and the student
experience of ICT. She works in partnership with many UK and overseas organizations. Before joining JISC, Sarah
worked at the University of Oxford where she ran a learning and research technology team.
Sir John Daniel
President & Chief Executive Officer, Commonwealth of Learning
Sir John Daniel spent 17 years as a university president in Canada (Laurentian University) and the UK (Open
University) before joining UNESCO as Assistant Director-General for Education in 2001, becoming President of the
Commonwealth of Learning in 2004. He has been closely involved in the development of open and distance learning for
nearly 40 years. Best known among his 300+ publications are his books
Mega-Universities and Knowledge Media: Technology Strategies for Higher Education and
Mega-Schools, Technology and Teachers: Achieving Education for All.Knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 1994 he has
received 31 honorary doctorates from universities in 17 countries.
Prof. Richardus Eko Indrajit
President, APTIKOM-OCW Indonesia
Prof. Richardus Eko Indrajit is Professor of Computer Science and Information Systems, ABFI Institute Perbanas,
Jakarta. He graduated from Surabaya Institute of Technology as a Computer Engineer, gaining a Master of Applied
Computer Science from Harvard University. He also has an MBA, a Master of Communication, a Master of Philosophy and
a Doctor of Business Administration. He began his business career at Price Waterhouse Indonesia as Senior
Consultant before joining several prominent corporations.
As an academic, he has been appointed Chairman of Perbanas School of Information Systems and Technology, Research
Director of Swiss-German University and has been a faculty member in several universities in Indonesia and
Australia. He has actively published more than 30 books and hundreds of papers in national journals in the area of
business, management and IT.
Currently he is the President of the Association of Higher Learning Institutions in Computing and Information
Technology Studies and President of the International Association of Software Architects – Indonesian
In the government sector he has been special advisor to various institutions: National Auditing Board, Ministry of
Communication and Information Technology, National Defense Board, National Narcotics Body and Central Bank of
Indonesia. He also serves on a number of Ministry boards.