Past Member

J. Philipp Schmidt

Former Director of Digital Learning and Collaboration; Former Research Scientist

J. Philipp Schmidt is Director of Digital Learning and Collaboration  at the MIT Media Lab, where he leads the Digital Learning + Collaboration Studio. He is also a cofounder and board member of Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU), a non-profit organization that provides access to online higher education through public libraries, and a board member of College Unbound. Philipp served on the founding board of the OpenCourseWare Consortium, co-authored the Cape Town Open Education Declaration, and is an advisor to a number of non-profit and for-profit education projects. He has received Shuttleworth and Ashoka fellowships, and came to MIT as a Media Lab Director's fellow.