Jim Klein is currently the Chief Technology Officer for the Las Virgenes Unified School District in sunny southern California. Through over two decades of education technology experience, Mr. Klein has become widely renowned as an aggressive technology leader, particularly in the areas of free software and social media. He speaks regularly all over the world and has written a number of articles for industry magazines, including appearances on the covers of both T.H.E. Journal and EdTech Magazine. He advocates for education technology both at home and abroad, and serves on a number of national and international committees and panels. Mr Klein has been recognized as a T.H.E. Journal Innovator, NetworkWorld All Star, and a National School Boards Association "20 to watch" educator.