Art Bardige: Art has wanted to revolutionize education since he started graduate school. A graduate of the University of Chicago in physics, he taught physics, developed education films, taught and developed a new curriculum for middle school mathematics, started his first company, Learningways in 1980 becoming the premier independent educational software developer, designed MathProcessor in 1990, EnableMath in 2004, and What if Math in 2014. Art is a trustee at Lesley University and a longtime resident of Cambridge, MA.
Peter Mili: Peter is a mathematics educator with interests in effective use of educational technology, curriculum development, professional development, teaching, and supporting emerging educators to advance teaching and learning. His 35 years of experience as a secondary school mathematics informs his work in all the above areas, with a focus on engaging students in their learning. Peter earned National Board Teacher Certification in 2000, was awarded a Mathematics Teacher/Scholar Fellowship by Focus on Math at Boston University in 2012, and was recognized as a Teacher of Excellence by the NEA Foundation and as a Global Learning Fellow by the Pearson Foundation in 2013.
Ryan McQuade: Ryan is a Boston-area designer with a specialization in interactive screen-based applications and user interfaces. During his undergraduate studies at Lesley University College of Art and Design, Ryan explored the relationship between design and mathematics – resulting in his involvement with mathematically-driven visual design projects like Sidewalk Math and What If Math. Currently, Ryan is continuing his education at Lesley University in the form of a master’s program that joins design, technology, and education.