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Martin Dougiamas

Founder and CEO of Moodle

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Martin Dougiamas

Founder and CEO of Moodle

Martin Dougiamas is the founder and CEO of the open-source Moodle software project he started in 1999. The Moodle platform consists of a number of products, but the best-known is Moodle LMS, which allows educators in all sectors to create private educational spaces online, filled with tools for collaborative learning. Martin has a mixed academic background with multiple post-graduate degrees in Computer Science and Education, three honorary doctorates and is a member of multiple boards around the world.

He continues to focus on researching how open education technology can best support teaching and learning in open and human ways, with a keen interest in helping to produce a generation that can meet the UN’s sustainable development goals. Martin is also on the board of Open Education Global and the founder of Open Edtech Association.

At MoodleMoot global 2023, Martin will be delivering the opening keynote of the conference on Lifelong Intelligence, as well as Open EdTech: Innovation workshop.

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