The following is an interview with Ian Boston, Chief Technology officer of the Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies at the University of Cambridge (CARET). Ian holds a first degree in Engineering and a PhD in parallel computing. As CTO at CARET, Ian has been deeply involved with Sakai, as well as other community source projects such as Kuali Student. He is leading development of the new kernel (K2) for Sakai 3. Ian was awarded one of the first Sakai Fellowships, and speaks regularly at open source conferences and events around the world.
In this interview, we ask him about his perspective on the evolution of Sakai.
Who are you and what is your role within the Sakai community?