Unparalleled Experience in Open Education

The Lumen team brings your institution deep expertise in the adoption and effective use of open educational resources (OER), design of highly effective online and technology-enhanced instruction, learning data analysis with a focus on improving outcomes, and community collaboration.

Meet our team

Kim Thanos

Founder & CEO

Dr. David WIley

Founder & Chief Academic Officer

Tom Chapman

Chief Operating Officer

Chris Coppola

Chief Product Officer

Julie Curtis

VP Strategy & Communications

Joni Felt

VP for Institutional Impact

Josh Baron

Executive Director, Northeast

Jamison Miller

Director of Teaching & Learning

Gary Abernethy

Executive Director, South

Elizabeth Schonagen

Director of Teaching & Learning

Paul Golisch

Executive Director, West

Alyson Indrunas

Director of Teaching & Learning

Ross Strader

Director of Learning Engineering

David Lippman

MyOpenMath Lead

Bracken Mosbacker

Director of Development


Software Developer

Alyson Day

Course Design & Faculty Support Lead–Math

Kelly De Vries

Software Developer

Wendy King

Course Editor

Allison Phillips

Course Design & Faculty Support Lead - Business

Valerie Mott

Course Design & Faculty Support Lead–Natural Sciences

Marie Stirk

Course Editor

Deborah Hur

Product Manager - Math

Giselle Berwald

Customer Success - Math

Baird Whelan

Senior Technical Support Engineer

Kim Chessler

Customer Support Specialist