Sphere College Project

A New World of Learning

Our Team


Richard Liston, Founder

Richard Liston holds a Bachelor in Music from the North Carolina School of the Arts, a Master of Music from the Eastman School of Music, a Master of Science in Computer Science from Wake Forest University, and a PhD in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology. He has shared the stage with some of the world’s finest musicians, performed research with some of the world’s finest scientific minds, and has worked, studied and taught at a broad range of institutions of higher education. He is passionate about making teaching and learning as enjoyable and effective as possible.


Lynn Komlenic, Project Manager

Lynn Komlenic brings diverse experience to Sphere College Project. Over her 30-year career, she served as a top-level division manager at a major health insurance company, and as a business development and editorial consultant to numerous small enterprises. For the past eight years, Lynn has taught and coached individuals on how to effectively communicate through a program based on Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication. She also served as Director of the Hippocrates Health Educator program – a program focused on living and teaching the plant-based lifestyle. As an editor and production manager for health books, her contributions ensured numerous top book awards. Lynn graduated from Lehigh University with a B.S. in Business/Finance with an emphasis on Public Relations. When not working, she enjoys hiking in the mountains of Western Carolina.