Adam Brimo

Adam Brimo - Co-founder & CEO

Adam holds Bachelor of Engineering (Software) and a Bachelor Arts (Politics) degrees from UNSW (University of New South Wales), is the 2011 Choice Magazine Consumer Activist of the Year and is a recipient of the 2011 UNSW Alumni Graduand Award. He previously worked at Macquarie Bank as a Software Engineer / Analyst in the Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities Group and at Westpac Institutional Bank as a Senior Software Engineer.

Adam led the successful Vodafail consumer activist campaign in 2010-2011, which resulted in nationwide media coverage, an ACMA inquiry and a $1bn network upgrade for Vodafone’s Australian business. In 2012, Adam joined world renowned UNSW A. Prof Richard Buckland to found openlearning.com, a student centred online learning platform. Over 30,000 students have joined courses, including the first massive open online courses from Australia and Malaysia.

Richard Buckland

Richard Buckland - Co-founder

Richard is an Associate Professor in Computer Security, Cybercrime, and Cyberterror at the University of New South Wales. He holds degrees in Science and in Economics, and has been awarded the University Medal in Computer Science and the Vice Chancellors Award for Teaching Excellence. Richard has a love for teaching and a deep faith in the potential of all his students and a passionate belief in the importance of education, of learning, of thinking.

After graduating with a degree in Actuarial Studies, Richard worked until 1992 as an actuary and management consultant. He was offered a non-equity partnership by his firm, Towers Perrin, at the age of 24. In 1992 Richard was awarded one (of the three) inaugural Microsoft Research Fellowships. In 2013 Richard received the prestigious ICT Educator of the Year iAward in NSW as well as Australia-wide.

David Collien

David Collien - Co-founder & VP Engineering

David was previously a PhD researcher the University of New South Wales, after graduating with first class honours in a Bachelor of Science (Computing) degree. David's research focusses on the analysis of the pedagogical and motivational aspects of online learning environments.

Over the past 5 years David has been a UNSW tutor, guest lecturer, assisted in course design and curriculum development. He has previous experience in artificial intelligence, having done A.I. research with NICTA and as a member of UNSW's RoboCup team rUNSWift. David has also previously worked in the e-learning field as a researcher, pedagogical liaison and developer with the UNSW Adaptive eLearning Research Group and Smart Sparrow.

Melody Wang

Melody Wang

User Experience Expert
John Garland

Danny Chen

Software Engineer
Ricky Setiawan

Sarah Sahyoun

Online Marketing Manager
Shirley Zhuo

Bec Eames

Copywriter
Michael Nam Lee

Cecilia Ren

Marketing Intern
Alex North

Alex North

Advisor