On March 10 Ken Miller, the CEO of Virtual Learning Labs, announced the formation of the Open Wonderland Foundation and the creation of the Open Wonderland virtual world platform. The Open Wonderland platform is a "fork" of the Project Wonderland toolkit originally developed by Sun Microsystems Laboratories. Miller, who will serve as the Foundation's first President and Chairman of the Board, announced that the non-profit Open Wonderland Foundation will provide direction and governance for Open Wonderland.
On April 24 the Open Wonderland Foundation met for the first time to begin the business of continuing the development of Open Wonderland. Jim Laffey of the iSocial project serves as one of the founding board members.