Shiv‘s experience with virtual world education dates back to 2005. He is a leading educational technologist frequently speaking at conferences on virtual world education. He is involved with the AVALON EU funded project and advises on virtual worlds in academic contexts. He has extensive experience building, testing and managing complex systems both in secure and public (online) environments. Shiv has a 1st class honours degree in Computer Science from Brunel University as well as a Master‘s degree with merit from Kings College, London.