Jesse Alter is Web Producer at IWM, where he is responsible for planning, creating and managing content for IWM’s website and social media channels. Follow him on twitter: @jesse_a , @I_W_M

Nicole Cama works as a Curatorial Assistant in Digitisation as the Australian National Maritime Museum. She investigates, researches and writes stories about the thousands of objects held in the collection. Her aim is to bring the collection to life, to delve deep and find the ‘social’ stories and create an exciting and relevant experience of museum collections, particularly for online users. Follow her on twitter: @MuseumMinx, @ANMMuseum

Simon Delafond is Digital Projects Manager at IWM. He oversees the management and production of all web projects and is currently working on a major redesign of the Learning and First World War Centenary sections of the IWM website. Previously he was Editor of the BBC History website. Follow him on twitter: @parashoe

Tristan Ferne is the lead producer for the Internet Research & Future Services team in BBC Research & Development where he develops and runs projects that use technology and design to prototype the future of media. He has over 15 years experience in R&D for the web, TV and radio. He’s writes at and Follow him on twitter: @tristanf

Hannah Freeman is the community coordinator for culture at the Guardian, and has seven year experience of building and managing online communities. Before joining the Guardian three years ago, Hannah was the editor of HarperCollins’ first social networking site for readers.

Kate Lindsay, Ylva Berglund-Prytz and Alun Edwards together form the RunCoCo team (Running a Community Collection Online). We are part of the Academic IT group at the University of Oxford, with a wider remit to support and progress the use of digital technologies for teaching and learning, public engagement and knowledge exchange. We are big advocates of open educational resources and creative commons, and pride ourselves on creating beautiful presentations. Follow them on twitter: @RunCoCo, @KTDigital, @hurricaneally

Paul Long is Reader in Media and Cultural History in the Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research, BCU. He has written widely on issues of popular music history and heritage. He recently completed a two-year Leonardo-funded EU partnership ‘Innovative Media and Music Heritage Impactive Vocational Education’ and is co-Investigator on the AHRC-funded connecting communities project ‘Cultural intermediation & the Creative Economy’.

Phil Blume works at Adaptive Technologies and manages the delivery of digital projects to galleries and museums. Adaptive built the current website for the Museum of Design in Plastics and devised the Ten Most Wanted project as a means to encourage public engagement with online collections. Follow him on Twitter: @philblume

Marcus Winter is a researcher at the University of Brighton. He is interested in applications, interfaces and platforms for crowdsourcing, social-constructivist learning and creative expression. A common thread in his research is enabling end users to create and share content with and for emerging technologies. Follow him on Twitter: @mrcswntr

Professor Susan Lambert is currently Head of the Museum of Design in Plastics at the Arts University Bournemouth. Previously she was Keeper of Word & Image at the Victoria and Albert Museum where she led the team that organised the V&A’s first global 20th Century Gallery and set up its Contemporary Programmes.


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