Founder and CEO of Concentric Sky
Wayne Skipper is the Founder and CEO of Concentric Sky, a 13-year-old software development company located in Eugene, Oregon. Wayne’s background spans the technology gamut, from hardware design to software architecture. He’s passionate about education and emerging technologies. He loves Art and Science – and enjoys building bridges between them. He’s always looking for fresh perspectives and new ways to look at data.
Wayne devotes much of his time to the realm of digital credentials. He believes that open technology standards have the power to help catalyze significant advancements in Education – and he works to help organizations understand and engage with those standards. He leads the one of the largest digital badging platforms in the world, Badgr, which plays a central role in the digital credential ecosystem on behalf of Mozilla. (http://badgr.com)
In his spare time, Wayne designs and builds interactive lighting installations which showcase the beauty of complex data systems. (http://lightatplay.net)