Dr. Phil Ice has been involved with higher education for over 20 years. In that time he has served as faculty at West Virginia University and the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, as well as the Vice President of Research and Development for American Public University and as the Chief Learning Officer for Mirum worldwide. Phil’s expertise is in developing solutions related to new and emerging technology to improve cognition. This involves topics such as Learning Analytics, Blockchain, Mobile, AR/VR/Mixed Reality, Artificial Intelligence, and general enterprise architecture.
Over the course of his career, Phil has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles in the above areas and has given over 400 international and national conference presentations and keynote addresses. His work has been recognized through awards and grants from the Online Learning Consortium, the United States Distance Learning Association, the Distance Learning Administration consortium, Adobe, IBM, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and others.
Phil has worked with numerous universities, corporations, and foundations in North America, Europe, and Africa to help execute large-scale technology initiatives and build online programs. He approaches these projects from both the perspective of technological effectiveness and helping clients maximize their return on investment.