Public speaking & press
Mike is a frequent public speaker and interview subject on the use of technology in education around the world, and on topics related to the use of information and communication technologies for development (ICT4D) more broadly.
He has been quoted in publications from The Economist to The Guardian, The New York Times to The Verge, The Globe and Mail to the China Education Daily.
He has been a featured and keynote speaker at events such as the Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID); the Education World Forum; Eduvision Jamaica; eLearning Africa; EMINENT; the Global Symposium on ICT Use in Education; the London Book Fair; the Mobile World Congress; Online Educa Berlin; Wireless EdTech; the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE); and the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).
He also regularly serves as a 'master of ceremonies' or moderator at international conferences and industry events, including the annual global symposium on ICT and education in Seoul, which he helped found, and helps to faciliate off-the-record ministerial exchanges at the annual Education World Forum.
Mike has helped organize a number of FAILFaires, exploring how can people and organizations can more openly talk about, and learn from, 'failed' projects and initiatives, in the hope that sharing lessons from 'failure' might make 'success' more likely in the future.
He can be reached via Twitter @trucano.
selected clips on YouTube:
long podcast interview
selected print interviews