Who We Are

Board & Advisors

Board of Directors


Advisory Council

Norman Atkins
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Together Education

Stephen D. Arnold
Co-Founder and Vice Chairman, George Lucas Education Foundation

Greg Bybee
Co-Founder and CEO, Avela

Andy Calkins
Co-Director, Next Generation Learning Challenges

Matt Candler
Entrepreneur and Founder, 4.0 Schools

Ulrik Juul Christensen
CEO, Area9 Lyceum and Executive Chairman, Area9 Group

Aimee Eubanks Davis
Founder and CEO, Braven

Rich Eldh
Founder Emeritus, SiriusDecisions, Inc.

Michael Goldstein
Co-Founder, Math Learning Lab and Founder, Match Education

Greg Gunn
Founder, Lingo Ventures

Alex Hernandez
President, Champlain College

Paula Hidalgo
Chief Product Officer (World Languages), Carnegie Learning

Michael Horn
Author and Co-Founder, Clayton Christensen Institute

Todd Kern
Founder and Partner, 2Revolutions and Founder and CEO, edsUP

John B. King Jr.
Chancellor, SUNY and 10th U.S. Sec. of Education

Vanessa Kirsch
Founder and Co-CEO, New Profit, Inc.

Wendy Kopp
CEO, Teach For All and Founder, Teach for America

Jal Mehta
Author and Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Adam Pisoni
Founder and Executive Chairman, Abl

Deborah Quazzo
Managing Partner, GSV Ventures and Co-Founder, ASU+GSV Summit

Art and Lindsay Reimers
Growth Capital Advisor and Community Advocate

Tom Rooney
Superintendent of Schools, Lindsay Unified School District

Irene Rosenfeld
Former Chairman and CEO, Mondel─ôz International

LaVerne Srinivasan
Vice President, National Program and Director, Education Program, Carnegie Corporation of New York

Deb Sawch
Education Consultant, Researcher, and Instructor

Elisa Villaneuva Beard
CEO, Teach For America

Giselle Wagner
Former COO, Bridgewater Associates LP

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