Ms. Dinh Tran is the Education Sector Director for Microsoft in Vietnam since 2013. She has over 18 years of experience in management information system, project management and budget controlling fields; and is a visionary, strategic, and creative thinker, results-driven and client-oriented leader. As Microsoft Vietnam, Education Sector Director, Ms. Dinh Tran leads teams to execute plans and activities to achieve annual sales quota, KPIs based on bringing value to customer through providing IT solution and training that resolves the challenges of education institutions and schools throughout Vietnam. Prior to joining Microsoft, she was the Acting CIO and Head of Business Support Development at Vimpelcom-GTEL/GTEL Mobile JSC.

Dr. Kathy Wigal currently serves as Associate Director of Curricular Innovation, Global Outreach and Extended Education, as part of a team facilitating the development and management of international partnerships with academic institutions, governments, and corporations. Models include USA based accelerated degree models for corporations; international joint delivery programs; curricular partnerships including international accelerated degree programs; and global development models for higher education quality reform. Dr. Wigal’s background incorporates several key perspectives including over 15 years of college and university classroom teaching experience, and a combination of 20 years of central and department level administrative experience.

Dr. Ly Thi Minh Chau has been a senior lecturer at the University of Economics Ho Chi Minh city (UEH) since 1988 and now works as Head of Quality Assurance & Curriculum Department at UEH. She is a member of the UEH Academic Board and is a visiting faculty at International School of Business, UEH as a senior lecturer. She has also worked as visiting faculty for the Faculty of Business Administration at Soka university, Japan since 2014; AUN Assessor. Dr. Chau’s research interests include university governance, higher education internationlisation and management, qualitative research methodology, quality management, compentency-based human resource management, and development of new disciplines.

Dr. Heinz-Ulrich Schmidt has been working in a range of posts at the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation, Bonn/Zürich (FIBAA) since 2003. He advises and supports academic institutions worldwide in their efforts to develop and assure quality. Previously, Dr. Schmidt held various posts nationally and regionally in the scientific field, including in the Further Education Department at the Federal Ministry of Education and Science, in the Federal Chancellery, the Council of Science and Humanities and as Undersecretary and Departmental Head for Science and Research in the Ministry of Science, Research and Culture for the State of Brandenburg.

Dr. Won Ho has been a professor of Kongju national university since 1993. His major is Electrical engineering, but began to extend to e-Learning area by developing simulation contents using Flash and java. From 2002, Dr. Ho was interested in using open source platform like Moodle for education. Since then he also established an open source software company. With the experience of e-Leaning contents and solution, he began to service OKMindmap since 2010. He is interested in education of 4th industrial revolution. He also has been involved with planning Korean governmental eLearning projects on knowledge visualization, plugin based eLearning platform, and intelligent learning technology.

Dr. Chris Capadona is currently Director of Assessment and Educational Data at American International School, Ho Chi Minh City and curriculum consultant for Chiang Mai International School, Thailand. Prior to his role at AIS, he was the Director of Curriculum, Professional Development, and Accreditation at Chiang Mai International School and professional development consultant for Chiang Rai International School. Chris also served the Chandler Unified School District in Chandler, Arizona for 18 years as a teacher, instructional specialist, career ladder coach, and professional development facilitator. He has held consulting positions for the Arizona Department of Education, Maricopa County Educational Services Agency, and as adjunct faculty at Arizona State University. Chris also remains active in the East Asia Council of Regional Schools, National Council of Social Studies, Arizona Council of Social Studies, National Council for History Education, National History Day, and is a former board member of the Arizona Council of History Education.

Hien D. Nguyen is currently a lecturer in Faculty of Computer Science at University of Information Technology, VNU-HCM, Vietnam. His research interests include knowledge engineering, knowledge representation and reasoning, especially intelligent systems in STEM education, such as intelligent problem-solving systems. Email:hiennd@uit.edu.vn
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