IDIT HAREL CAPERTON
Dr. Caperton is the Founder, President and Chairman of the Board of The World Wide Workshop for Children's Media Technology & Learning. She provides the organization's vision and product strategy. She also serves on Advisory Boards of several for-profit corporations and not-for-profit institutions, and provides consulting services on the use of technology in learning both nationally and internationally. View Resume
THOMAS HEYWOODMr. Heywood is the Managing Partner at the law firm Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love LLP. Prior to joining a private law firm, Mr. Heywood had many years of public service. Most recently, from 1989 - 1993, he served as the Chief of Staff for then West Virginia Governor Gaston Caperton. Mr. Heywood is a member of the American Bar Association and the West Virginia State Bar Association. He holds a JD degree from Harvard Law School (1982), where he was Editor, Harvard International Law Journal and Editor of the Harvard Law Record. Mr. Heywood also earned a BA from Stanford University with distinction (1978), and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honorary Society. Mr. Heywood provides legal services to the Workshop pro bono.
Ms. Byam is a member of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Capital Management Group where she advises the management of companies raising capital and involved in mergers or acquisitions. In the mid to late 1990s, Ms. Byam was the Chief Financial Officer for two start-up companies, including MaMaMedia Inc. She formerly was associated with Apax Partners, Inc. (formerly Patricof & Co. Ventures, inc.), a $10 billion private equity company that she joined in 1985, and from which she withdrew in 1995. In 1991, she was invited to advise the Investment Advisory Council which was charged with revamping the Small Business Investment Company program of the U.S. Small Business Administration. She has served as a board member for various organizations and companies. She holds a BA from Kenyon College and an MBA from New York University Stern Graduate School of Business. She is a CPA, and a member of the AICPA and New York State Society of CPAs. Ms. Byam provides advice on operating strategy and assists the Workshop in writing its annual report, development plan, and related documents.