Mark West is an associate project officer in the section for Teacher Development and Education Sector Policy at UNESCO Paris. He has authored several papers on mobile learning and helps oversee the UNESCO-Nokia field project in Nigeria. He is currently studying efforts to leverage mobile devices for reading, particularly in the context of developing countries. Prior to joining UNESCO, Mr. West served as a Fulbright fellow in Azerbaijan and worked as a classroom teacher and teacher trainer. He is a graduate of Stanford University.