PresenterPhotoNoah Geisel is the Manager of Microcredentials at the University of Colorado. He founded and coordinates the annual Badge Summit Conference and is a former lecturer at the University of Colorado Denver.

Noah is a World Languages, EdTech and Digital Badges consultant and teacher passionate about helping educators and students make awesome happen. He has 17 years of experience teaching Spanish, English and Technology and was recognized as the 2013 ACTFL National Language Teacher of the Year. He is a constant collaborator on Twitter and frequent blogger on  As a community organizer and champion of Digital Badge Credentials, he co-founded the weekly #BadgeChat as well as the annual Badge Summit conference. He is a learner, sharer, traveler, and giver of high fives.  Noah is a hardcore fan of Duke basketball, makes his own buttons and collects ViewMasters.