Saskia Bakker is an assistant professor at the Industrial Design department of the Eindhoven University of Technology. In 2013, she obtained her PhD on the topic of Design for Peripheral Interaction. She combines tangible interaction and auditory displays and has explored primary school classrooms extensively as a target context for Peripheral Interaction design.

Doris Hausen finished her PhD at the Human-Computer Interaction Group at the University of Munich (LMU) in February 2014. With a background in computer science, she looks at different modalities for Peripheral Interaction (e.g. tangibles, freehand gestures and touch gestures) to broaden the design space for Peripheral Interaction.

Ted Selker has been creating and evaluating graphical, physical and cognitive interfaces throughout his career. He is director of Considerate Systems research at Carnegie Mellon Silicon Valley. He was associate Professor at MIT Media Lab from 1998 to 2008. He was an IBM fellow before his work at MIT. Ted also taught at Stanford, and worked at Xerox PARC and Atari Research.

Elise van den Hoven is associate professor at the School of Design, Faculty of Design, Architecture & Building at the University of Technology, Sydney and at the Industrial Design department of the Eindhoven University of Technology. Elise's design research activities center around physical, tangible and embodied interaction and supporting everyday human memory.

Andreas Butz is a professor of Computer Science at the University of Munich (LMU). He has been active in HCI and Ubiquitous Computing research for more than 15 years and his group at LMU investigates a variety of novel interaction paradigms for the decades after the desktop PC.

Berry Eggen is a professor of Industrial Design at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Over the years he led design research groups in the areas of information ergonomics, multimodal interaction (including lighting and sound) and intelligent interfaces. His current activities include interaction design research for intelligent Lighting, Health, and Smart Mobility.