Flying Kite

Steve is a Senior Analyst and Applications Developer at Fivium, a dynamic, green IT business workflow software company. He holds a Masters Degree in Information Technology and a Bachelor of Science Degree. He also has several years of tertiary teaching experience. In 2011, Steve was elected to the Sakai Foundation Board of Directors and in 2012 became a Founding Board member of Apereo. Steve is also the founder of Flying Kite, a software house based in Australia delivering Sakai support and custom development services to educational institutions worldwide since 2008. Steve actively contributes to the various mailing lists and assists other developers within the community and in 2009 was selected as a Sakai Foundation Fellow. Steve has written over a dozen articles on Sakai best practices and how-to's, and regularly blogs about Sakai related developments. In 2008 he had a paper on Sakai in distance education published in the Australian ascilite journal. Steve was heavily involved with the organisation of AuSakai 2011 at the Australian National University in Canberra, which to date, has been the most successful Sakai event in Australasia. Steve is also an active uPortal contributor and has developed several JSR-168 portlets, notably the Sakai Connector Portlet and the Basic LTI Portlet, both implementing the IMS LTI specification.