Joseph South, PhD, ISTE’s Chief Learning Officer, is a strategic national educational technology leader focused on evidence-based learning transformation. He formerly served as the director of the Office of Educational Technology at the U.S. Department of Education, where he assisted education leaders in transitioning to digital learning.
Annie Ning, is currently the Director, Asia Affairs at ISTE. Prior to joining ISTE, Annie volunteered in Hanglai, a village in southwest China with Serve for China, a non-profit aiming to alleviate poverty in rural China which places graduates around the world in villages where they can support rural area and develop social entrepreneurship. Annie holds a master’s degree of science in education from Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. 
Kelsey Gaines is a program coordinator for STEM Education in Corporate Giving at General Motors. In this role she works with nonprofit organizations to bring relevant and impactful STEM resources to communities across the country. 
Nancye Blair Black, AI Explorations Project Lead. An award-winning educator, speaker, author, consultant, and change agent, Nancye inspires educators and leaders to transform educational practices and environments. She is a School Board Member for Lakeland Montessori Schools, and Immediate Past President for FSTE.
Brandon Olszewski, PhD, Director of Research, specializes in evaluations of STEM programs, educational technology and digital age skills, and mixed-methods research including predictive quantitative modeling, item analysis and qualitative methods. 
Susan Brooks-Young, ISTE-GM AI Professional Learning Network Manager. Susan works with educators internationally, focusing on practical technology-based strategies for personal productivity and effective technology implementation in schools.