Marshall Bureau is a professional drummer and musician. Marshall has worked with different artists and bands including Jill Barber, Great Lake Swimmers, Jim Guthrie, Mike O’Neill and Octoberman. He is the composer of Quantization.
Jess Mitchell is Senior Manager, Research + Design at the Inclusive Design Research Centre (http://idrc.ocad.ca). She manages large-scale projects and initiatives focusing on fostering innovation within diverse communities while achieving outcomes that benefit everyone.
Jess is a community leader who works in a highly collaborative, open, and iterative manner borrowing methods from agile, participatory, and inclusive design.
Jess has Master’s degree in Philosophy. She has worked on a number of complex distributed projects, bridging gaps among diverse stakeholders while fostering innovation. Those projects have ranged from building the Ghana Internet Exchange Point in West Africa, teaching an open source project course with 4th year students at Duke University, and working to make education materials accessible and inclusive of the diversity of learners.