Shani Ziv is an instructional designer with a constructionist outlook on life. He has studied history, sociology, Latin American studies (M.A.), and social networks. Mr. Ziv is currently specializing in the technological aspects of learning, social learning environments, simulated and embedded training, and location-based learning. Mr. Ziv especially enjoys working outdoors, which has influenced his great interest in mobile communication. He developed and managed a long-term leadership development process for the Israeli public service and is part of an idiosyncratic project.