Theodore L. Glasser, Professor,  Stanford University
Turo Uskali, Senior Research Scholar, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Noam Lemelshtrich Latar, Dean, School of Communications, IDC Herzliyah, Israel
Oddgeir Tveiten, Professor, University of Agder, Norway
Marc Ventresca, Teacher, Saïd Business School , University of Oxford  
Bettina Maisch, Ph.D, Switzerland

Theodore L. Glasser, Professor, 
Ted Glasser
Department of Communication,  Stanford University
    Ted Glasser's teaching and research focuses on media practices and performance, with emphasis on questions of press responsibility and accountability. His books include Normative Theories of the Media: Journalism in Democratic Societies, written with Clifford Christians, Denis McQuail, Kaarle Nordenstreng, and Robert White; The Idea of Public Journalism, an edited collection of essays, recently tanslated into Chinese; Custodians of Conscience: Investigative Journalism and Public Virtue, written with James S. Ettema; Public Opinion and the Communication of Consent, edited with Charles T. Salmon; and Media Freedom and Accountability, edited with Everette E. Dennis and Donald M. Gillmor.  His research, commentaries and book reviews have appeared in a variety of publications, including the Journal of Communication, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Critical Studies in Mass Communication, Journalism Studies, Policy Sciences, Journal of American History, Quill, Nieman Reports and The New York Times Book Review.
    In 2002-2003 Glasser served as president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. He had earlier served as a vice president and chair of the Mass Communication Division of the International Communication Association. He has held visiting appointments as a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; as the Wee Kim Wee Professor of Communication Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; and at the University of Tampere, Finland.

      Turo Uskali
      Turo Uskali, Senior Research Scholar,
      Department of Communication (Journalism),
      University of Jyväskylä, Finland

      Turo Uskali currently he heads the multidisciplinary Ubiquitous Computing in News Media (Ubi) -research project.  He has worked as a visiting researcher, and an associate fellow at the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School, UK (2007-2008), and as a visiting scholar at the Innovation Journalism Program at Stanford University, California (2006-2007). He has published and edited five books about the evolution of journalism and media industries. Latest one, 2011, focuses on the interaction between innovation and journalism. He has also published in Journalism & Mass Communication Educator and Innovation Journalism Publication series.
      Noam Lemelshtrich Latar
       Dean     School of Communications
      IDC   Herzliya     Israel

      Noam Lemelshtrich Latar
      Noam Lemelshtrich Latar is the Founding Dean of the Sammy Ofer School of  Communications at IDC Herzliya (the first private academic institution in Israel).
      He serves since 2009 as the Chairperson of the Israeli Communications
      Association, which groups all media researchers in the Israeli Universities and
      Colleges. Lemelshtrich Latar received a Ph.D. in communications from MIT in
      1974 and M.Sc. in engineering systems at Stanford in 1971. He was among the
      founders of the Community Dialog Project at MIT, experimenting with interactive TV programs involving communities through electronic means. From 1975 to 2005 Lemelshtrich Latar pioneered the teaching and research of new media at the Hebrew ,Tel Aviv, and Ben Gurion Universities. From 1999 to 2005 he was involved in the Israeli high-tech industry as a venture-capital chairman, helping to establish several communications start ups in cognitive enhancement, data mining of consumer choices and home networking. In 2005 he joined IDC Herzliya Israel as founding Dean of a new school of communications. His current research interest is in digital identities AI decision-making and journalism  and Cyber Advocacy .Lemelshtrich latar is a member of the Israeli Press Council.

      Marc Ventresca,Teacher
      Saïd Business School , University of Oxford    
        Marc Ventresca
        Marc Ventresca's research uses strategy, economic sociology and cultural institutionalism to understand industry emergence, innovation, governance and entrepreneurial activity in knowledge-intensive industries.
        Current research projects investigate global models and institutional innovation, the shifting conceptions of 'services' in statistical frameworks of the modern economy, governance reforms in 'ancient' universities of Sienna, Uppsala and Oxford, and governance innovations and new business models in the global field of financial markets. He is author of over 20 scholarly articles, chapters and books.

        Oddgeir Tveiten, Professor
        University of Agder, Norway
        Oddgeir Tveiten
        Oddgeir Tveiten is Professor of media studies at the University of Agder, Southern Norway. He holds a PhD and an MA degree in Journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota, USA. Professor Tveiten has been a visiting scholar at Stanford University and the University of Iceland. He has held positions as adjunct professor at Gimlekollen School of Journalism, Associate Professor at the Oslo Business School, Associate professor at the University of Bergen and research fellow at the University of Oslo --in Norway. As research director at the Stiftelsen Arkivet Foundation in Norway, Dr. Tveiten focused on the uses of information technologies in educating high-school students in peace, democracy, and communication. He is currently the co-founding director of the Futures Learning Lab at the University of Agder, a research lab spanning the          universities faculties of social science, health/sports, and technology. Tveiten is a former Fulbright scholar, and co-founder of the Norwegian media studies journal Norsk Medietidsskrift. He is an editorial board member of the Innovation Journalism and Communication Center´s academic journal, as well as the Conflict and Communication On-Line Journal at the University of Konstanz, Germany. Tveiten´s main research interests are journalism, globalization and technology-related social change. 

        Bettina Maisch, Ph.D
        Bettina Maisch

        Bettina Maisch holds a degree in electronic business as well as a degree in social and business communication from the University of the Arts in Berlin, Germany. She has several years of work experience in the international advertising network, having worked with Ogilvy and in the marketing department of the German research and development network of the Fraunhofer Society before commencing her PhD candidature at the Institute for Media and Communications Management at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Her current research focuses on the potential of web 2.0 applications such as wikis, weblogs and social networks for the communication of innovations. In her dissertation, Bettina investigates the influencing factors of Facebook on the market introduction of electric cars. In the course of her PhD studies, she also spent a year as a visiting researcher at the Center for Design Research at Stanford University.