About the speaker
Jonathan Bishop is an information technology executive, researcher and writer. He is a former town councillor on Pontypridd Town Councillor and at present is a school governor for a primary school in that locality. He is known for founding the Classroom 2.0 initiative, which links education establishments to homes, mobile technologies and other institutions, while at the same time providing tailored education to students. He also regularly writes articles and does research in the areas of Internet trolling, Digital Teens and Gamification. Jonathan is the founder of the Centre for Research into Online Communities and E-Learning Systems (Crocels) at Swansea University. He has gone on to found firms like Crocels CMG CYF and The Crocels Press Limited, as well as related initiatives like Crocels News and the Crocels Trolling Academy. Jonathan holds three Masters degrees, in E-Learning, European Union Law and Information Systems. He has fellowships from the Royal Society of Arts and BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT.