J. Philipp Schmidt

Mobilizing a grassroots community for open social learning
J. Philipp Schmidt

About J. Philipp

J. Philipp Schmidt is executive director and co-founder of Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU)–the grassroots community for social open learning. He changes the way people learning online, increasing access and opportunities for more people. An open education activist, he co-authored the Cape Town Open Education Declaration, served as a founding board member for the OpenCourseWare Consortium, and has been awarded Shuttleworth and Ashoka fellowships. He is a Fellow in Residence and likes Boston, but missed Cape Town.