Panel of the Aotearoa New Zealand World Summit Award 2015

The judges are Chris Cormack and Courtney Johnston.

Chris Cormack (@ranginui) has a BSc in Computer Science and a BA in Mathematics and Maori Studies. While working for Katipo Communications he was the lead developer of the original version of Koha, which went live at Horowhenua Library Trust on January 5, 2000. Chris currently works for Catalyst IT in Wellington and believes in Free Software and allowing users the freedom to innovate.

Courtney Johnston (@auchmill) has been the director of The Dowse Art Museum since 2012. Previous to that Courtney was the general manager at Wellington web design and development company Boost New Media and Web Manager at the National Library of New Zealand, where she was part of the Digital New Zealand team. Courtney is a past member of the National Digital Forum board and an organiser of their annual conference, and a past member of the Creative Commons Aotearoa advisory panel; she was recently elected to the Museums Aotearoa board. She is a regular arts correspondent for National Radio and maintains a keen interest in the connections between the web, culture and heritage.

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