Scott Rettberg, the project leader of ELMCIP, is associate professor of Digital Culture at the University of Bergen. Rettberg is the cofounder of ELO and served as the organization’s first executive director from 1999-2001. He is the coauthor of The Unknown, a Hypertext Novel (1998-2001) and The Unknown, an Anthology (2002), and the author of Kind of Blue (2003), a serial novel for email. Rettberg has a Ph.D. in English from the University of Cincinnati, an M.A. in Fiction Writing from Illinois State University and a B.A. in English and Philosophy from Coe College.