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Sal Khan is the founder and CEO of Khan Academy, a nonprofit with the mission of providing a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. He is also the founder of Schoolhouse.world, Khan Lab School and Khan World School, all nonprofits focused on making world class, personalized mastery education accessible.
Sal’s interest in education began while he was an undergraduate at MIT. He developed math software for children with ADHD and tutored fourth- and seventh-grade public school students in Boston. He holds three degrees from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Kristen DiCerbo, Ph.D. is the chief learning officer at Khan Academy. In this role, she is responsible for driving and communicating the learning strategy for Khan Academy’s programs, content, and product to realize deep engagement and better learning outcomes. She leads the content and product management teams, ensuring pedagogical coherence and a research-informed design across Khan Academy’s offerings.
Prior to coming to Khan Academy, Kristen was the vice-president of learning research and design at Pearson. Throughout her career she has focused on conducting and embedding learning science research into digital learning experiences, including work with the Cisco Networking Academy. She also served as a school psychologist in an Arizona school district.
Kristen has a B.A. in psychology and sociology from Hamilton College and an M.Ed. and Ph.D. in educational psychology from Arizona State University.
Vicki Zubovic is our chief external affairs officer. Vicki’s team is responsible for raising all of the funding that keeps Khan Academy up and running. In addition, Vicki’s team drives our work with school districts which is focused on reaching as many students as possible to increase learning. To do this, she and her team work with school district partners, philanthropists and donors, and strategic partners.
Vicki has more than 30 years of experience in the nonprofit and government sectors. Prior to joining Khan Academy, Vicki spent 11 years at KIPP NYC, where she was chief of external affairs and managing director of development. Before joining KIPP NYC, she served as the director of development and external affairs at The Boys’ Club of New York. Prior to The Boys’ Club of New York, she raised funds as the director of development and government relations at the Women's Prison Association for seven years. She serves on the boards of Eagle Academy Foundation and New Heights Youth, Inc. and is the co-secretary of her block association in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Vicki is a graduate of the University of Sydney and the William Alanson White Institute.
Caroline Hu Flexer
Caroline Hu Flexer is the vice president of Khan Academy Kids. She leads the team developing Khan Academy Kids, an educational program that is designed to inspire a lifetime of learning and discovery for children ages two to eight. The app includes interactive and original content across early literacy, language, math, and social-emotional skills.
Prior to Khan Academy, Caroline was the CEO and cofounder of Duck Duck Moose, which joined Khan Academy in 2016. Duck Duck Moose is the creator of 21 award-winning educational apps for children that have been downloaded over 100 million times. Before Duck Duck Moose, Caroline worked in product management and as a design consultant at IDEO.
Caroline has an AB in architecture from Princeton, attended the masters in architecture program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and has an MBA from Stanford.
Julia Cowles is vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Khan Academy. She is responsible for overseeing legal, compliance and governance matters, particularly those relating to child and student data privacy, and for implementing the structure and processes to support a comprehensive compliance program meeting the needs of school districts as well as individual learners. She advises and supports our Board, senior leadership team and teammates across all functions, including information security, school and strategic partnerships, philanthropy, and people operations.
Prior to joining Khan Academy, Julia was the chief legal officer at LOYAL3, a financial technology company, managing their legal, regulatory and governance affairs. Previously, she was a corporate partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell, where her practice focused on corporate finance, complex and strategic business transactions and corporate governance matters.
Julia received her undergraduate degree at Hamilton College, and her law degree at Fordham University. She served as a law clerk to Hon. Richard J. Cardamone, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She is admitted to the bar in California and New York, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).
She serves on the board of trustees of Hamilton College, and on the board of directors of World Savvy, a non-profit organization devoted to promoting education in global competency.
As Chief People Officer, Regina Ross is responsible for stewarding Khan Academy’s most strategic assets: our people and our company culture! Regina has over 25 years of experience in organizational and leadership development. These fields align with her passion for unlocking potential to create value. She leverages her experience and passion to enable all employees to deliver their best work toward attaining Khan Academy’s mission while fulfilling their personal aspirations and career ambitions.
Prior to joining Khan Academy, Regina held senior leadership roles in Operations, Human Resources, and Change Management at Target, Amazon, and Pitney Bowes. Regina earned her BS in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University, and she holds professional certifications in Human Resources, Change Management, Coaching, and Continuous Process Improvement.
Paul Morgan serves Khan Academy as CTO and VP Engineering. He is responsible for overseeing the technical direction and implementation and data insights team.
During the past 30 plus years, Paul has proven himself as an innovations catalyst in roles of CTO, Chief Architect and engineering leader. He has founded several companies building consumer facing web applications, serving them in technical executive roles culminating in IPO preparation and acquisition as well as serving as a strategist and change agent in established enterprise companies. At Intuit he was Chief Architect of Hosting and led the transition to private and public clouds.
Paul joined Khan Academy in 2017 as Director of Engineering to lead Infrastructure to ensure that the site runs really well and learners can count on it being available. Over the past two years he has additionally been leading our Goliath services transformation work. He is thrilled and honored to have this opportunity to work more closely with the product teams and to get back to building inspiring, efficacious and engaging product.
When not working with computers he pursues his passion of Squash, Windsurfing, 3D printing and flying Paramotors!
Sandeep Bapna is the vice president of international. In this role, he is responsible for accelerating Khan Academy’s reach and impact globally. Sandeep joined Khan Academy in 2015 and helped set up and grow our India operations. India now has the largest user base for Khan Academy outside of the US. The team in India works with several Indian states to help level the playing field for learners, with support from long term strategic donors.
Prior to Khan Academy, Sandeep spent over 12 years at IFC, part of the World Bank Group, investing in companies in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe. He later founded an edtech startup that created communities for online learners in more than 80 countries.
Sandeep has a bachelor's degree in engineering from IIT Varanasi and a masters in business management from IIM Calcutta.
Rachel Boroditsky is passionate about improving educational equity and excited to support Khan Academy as Chief of Staff. In this role, Rachel is accountable for driving the strategic planning process, providing strategic and operational support to the CEO, senior leadership team, and Board, and supporting special projects.
Prior to joining Khan Academy, Rachel was a manager at McKinsey & Company, where she worked with higher education institutions and systems on strategic and operational initiatives, and worked at a literacy and numeracy NPO, where she managed the implementation of tablet-based learning programs in Malawi. Rachel has a B.A. in economics and mathematical methods in the social sciences from Northwestern University. In her free time, Rachel loves hiking and spending time with her partner and their 12 year old chihuahua, Taco.
Julian Roberts is the Chief Financial Officer at Khan Academy. He leads and oversees all finance-related matters. He has held senior level roles in non-profit, government, and educational institutions and is committed to positive outcomes for students and their communities.
Prior to joining Khan Academy, Julian was the Chief Financial and Operating Officer at Relay Graduate School of Education. Before Relay, he was the Chief Financial Officer at Foundation for California Community Colleges. In these and prior organizations, he focused on building a robust and flexible infrastructure that supported organizational growth and transformation.
Julian transferred from the California Community College system to receive a BA from UC Berkeley. He also holds two master’s degrees from Johns Hopkins.
In his free time, he rides bikes, paints and draws, and hangs out with his son.
Board Chair, Khan Academy
Ann Doerr serves as a Trustee of Rice University and is the Chair of Khan Academy. She is also an Advisory Trustee for Environmental Defense Fund. Ann started her career as an engineer. She held various engineering and management positions at Intel, Silicon Compilers, and Tandem Computers. Ann holds both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Rice University.
CEO, Gates Ventures
Larry serves as the CEO of Gates Ventures, a private office established by Bill Gates in September 2008. Prior to Gates Ventures, Larry served as Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Marketing. Larry joined Microsoft in 1995 to work on its early online efforts. Prior to Microsoft he held product management positions at Apple/Claris and before that at Collabra Software which was acquired by Netscape.
Pendiri dan Managing Partner SOSV: The Accelerator VC
Sean O'Sullivan adalah Founder dan Managing Partner dari SOSV: The Accelerator VC. Dia lulusan dari Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, dan memulai karirnya sebagai pendiri MapInfo, membawa teknologi pemetaan jalan ke komputer peribadi. MapInfo akan terus menjadi perusahaan umum senilai $200 juta. Perusahaan internet pertamanya, NetCentric, memelopori banyak konsep dalam komputasi internet dan telah diakui sebagai co-creator dari istilah "cloud computing." Sean terus melanjutkan sebagai pengusaha dan investor visioner, mendorong bisnis dalam skala besar dan usaha-usaha kemanusiaan.
Mantan Sekretaris Departemen Pendidikan Amerika Serikat
Ted Mitchell baru-baru ini menjabat sebagai Wakil Sekretaris di Departemen Pendidikan AS setelah diangkat oleh Presiden Obama dan konfirmasi oleh Senat AS pada tahun 2014. Dalam peran itu, Ted mengawasi pendidikan tinggi dan kebijakan pendidikan orang dewasa serta bantuan mahasiswa federal. Selama Ted menjabat sebagai Wakil Sekretaris, Departemen mempromosikan eksperimentasi dan inovasi yang luas untuk menyediakan akses ke sertifikasi dan gelar berkualitas tinggi yang terjangkau bagi semua peserta, terutama yang biasanya kurang terlayani oleh sistem saat ini. Di bawah kepemimpinan Ted, Departemen juga meluncurkan College Scorecard, sebuah alat yang memihak konsumen, yang membantu murid dan keluarga membuat pilihan perguruan tinggi yang baik. Ted juga memimpin upaya Departemen untuk menghentikan lembaga pendidikan yang tidak bertanggung jawab dari menghisap uang pelajar dan pajak negara. Sebelum bergabung dengan Departemen, Ted menjabat sebagai CEO dari NewSchools Venture Fund, sebuah perusahaan filantropis. yang menginvestasikan lebih dari $200 juta selama sepuluh tahun di start up yang berkomitmen untuk menyediakan pendidikan K-12 berkualitas tinggi untuk semua murid. Karir panjang Ted dalam bidang pendidikan meliputi kepresidenan Dewan Pendidikan Negara Bagian California, jabatan kepresidenan Occidental College, dan posisi kepemimpinan dan fakultas administrasi di UCLA, Stanford, dan Dartmouth.
Curtis Feeny telah berinvestasi dalam perusahaan perangkat lunak selama 18 tahun dengan fokus pada analitik data. Dewannya sudah termasuk Ayla Networks, Kaggle, Wise.io, Autogrid, Sensys, dan banyak startup sukses lainnya. Curtis telah bertugas di 31 dewan, baik publik maupun swasta. Dia juga berinvestasi dengan profesor Stanford di Plangrid, Accuray (IPO), dan perusahaan rintisan yang sangat sukses lainnya dari Stanford University. Sejak tahun 2000, ia telah berada di dewan Trammell Crow Company (TCC: NYSE), yang dibeli oleh CB Richard Ellis (CBG: NYSE) pada tahun 2006. Pada tahun 2001, Curtis ditunjuk oleh Presiden George W. Bush untuk menjadi anggota dewan Presidio trust. Curtis juga menjabat di dewan eksekutif Staples (SPLS: NYSE). Sebelumnya, Curtis adalah Wakil Presiden Eksekutif pertama dari Perusahaan Manajemen Stanford yang baru dibentuk, membantu mengawasi pemberdayaan Universitas dari tahun 1992 hingga 2000, ketika aset yang dikelola tumbuh dari $1,5 miliar menjadi $9 miliar. Curtis memiliki gelar MBA dari Harvard Business School, dan gelar BS dalam teknik mesin dari Texas A & M University.
Chair, Overdeck Family Foundation
Laura Overdeck is the Chair of Overdeck Family Foundation and Founder and President of Bedtime Math, a nonprofit that ignites kids’ curiosity and learning by unleashing the fun in math. She is an alumna and former trustee of Princeton University, where she earned a B.A. in astrophysics. She also holds an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business and an honorary doctorate from Stevens Institute of Technology. Laura is also vice chair of the board at Liberty Science Center in New Jersey, and serves on the advisory boards for Princeton’s Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY), and Governor’s School of New Jersey.
CEO, Foundation for Excellence in Education
Patricia Levesque is the CEO of the Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd), a leading education policy and advocacy organization founded by former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. With 25 years of experience, Patricia is a trusted thought leader in education policy and a tireless advocate for student-centered education. Serving as CEO since ExcelinEd’s founding in 2007, Patricia and her team have worked in more than 30 states across the nation to develop customized solutions for policymakers, improving the lives of millions of students and families as a result.
Patricia previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff to Florida Governor Jeb Bush. She serves on advisory boards for Harvard’s Center for Education Policy Research, Stanford’s Hoover Institution Education Success Initiative, and Teach for America’s School Systems Practitioner’s Council. Patricia’s career in public policy also includes service in the State of Florida on the Constitutional Revision Commission and Tax and Budget Reform Commission.
Co-Founder & Co-Chairman, Two Sigma; Chairman, Siegel Family Endowment
David Siegel is a computer scientist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He co-founded Two Sigma, a financial sciences company, with the belief that innovative technology and data science could help discover value in the world’s data. Today, Two Sigma drives transformations across the financial services industry in investment management, venture capital, private equity, real estate, and insurance.
David’s philanthropic efforts underscore his conviction that education, science, and technology are the keys to a better world. In keeping with this vision, he founded Siegel Family Endowment in 2011 to support organizations and leaders that will understand and shape the impact of technology on society.
He is a member of the Executive Committee of the MIT Corporation and is Chairman of the Cornell Tech Council. David also serves as Vice-Chair of the Scratch Foundation, an organization he co-founded in 2014 to support Scratch, a programming language and online community for children. In addition, he is a board member of NYC FIRST, FIRST National, Khan Academy, and Stanford’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society. David also serves on the board of directors of Hamilton Insurance and Re:Build Manufacturing.
He received his BS in electrical engineering from Princeton and his PhD in computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he conducted research at the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
Pendiri & CEO
Sal memulai Khan Academy pada tahun 2005 untuk membantu sepupunya (dan kemudian juga sepupu-sepupu banyak orang). Sebagai tambahan untuk menentukan visi dan arah untuk Khan Academy, ia masih membuat banyak video (walaupun ia bukanlah satu-satunya lagi).
Sal mempunyai tiga gelar dari MIT dan gelar MBA dari Harvard.
Scott Cook ikut mendirikan Intuit Inc. pada tahun 1983 dan sekarang menjabat sebagai ketua Komite Eksekutif. Sebelum mendirikan Intuit, Cook mengelola pekerjaan konsultasi di bidang perbankan dan teknologi untuk Bain & Company, sebuah perusahaan konsultan strategi perusahaan. Dia sebelumnya bekerja untuk Procter & Gamble, raksasa produk rumah tangga, di berbagai posisi pemasaran, termasuk brand manager; dia saat ini menjabat di Procter & Gamble Board. Selain itu, Cook adalah anggota direksi Dewan Penasihat Dekan Harvard Business School, Pusat Manajemen Merek dan Produk di Universitas Wisconsin, Yayasan Beasiswa Intuit, dan Yayasan Amal Valhalla. Dia adalah mantan anggota dewan eBay dan PayPal.
John Doerr bergabung dengan Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers pada tahun 1980 dan sejak itu mendukung beberapa pengusaha tersukses di dunia, termasuk Larry Page, Sergey Brin dan Eric Schmidt dari Google; Jeff Bezos dari Amazon.com, dan Scott Cook serta Bill Campbell dari Intuit. Semangat John membantu wirausahawan menciptakan "Next Big Thing" di jaringan seluler dan sosial, inovasi greentech, pendidikan, dan pengembangan ekonomi. Ventures yang disponsori oleh John telah menciptakan lebih dari 300.000 pekerjaan baru. John bekerja di dewan Amyris, Google, dan Zynga, serta beberapa usaha teknologi swasta. Dia juga memimpin investasi KPCB di Twitter.
Di luar KPCB, John mendukung wirausaha yang fokus pada lingkungan, pendidikan publik, dan pengentasan kemiskinan global. Ini termasuk NewSchools.org, TechNet.org, Proyek Realitas Iklim dan ONE.org. John memperoleh B.S. dan M.S. gelar dalam teknik elektro dari Universitas Rice dan M.B.A. dari Harvard Business School. Dia juga memegang beberapa hak paten untuk perangkat memori komputer. John adalah anggota Akademi Seni dan Sains Amerika, dan anggota Dewan Presiden AS Barack Obama tentang Pekerjaan dan Daya Saing.
Bill Gates adalah ketua dari Yayasan Bill & Melinda Gates. Pada tahun 1975, Bill Gates mendirikan Microsoft dengan Paul Allen, dan memimpin perusahaan untuk menjadi pemimpin dunia dalam bisnis dan peranti lunak dan layanan pribadi.
Pada tahun 2008, Bill beralih fokus sepenuh waktu pada pekerjaan yayasannya untuk memperluas peluang kepada orang-orang yang paling tidak beruntung di dunia. Bersama dengan co-chair Melinda Gates, dia memimpin pengembangan strategi yayasan dan menetapkan arah organisasi secara keseluruhan. Pada tahun 2010, Bill, Melinda, dan Warren Buffett mendirikan Giving Pledge, upaya untuk mendorong keluarga dan individu terkaya untuk secara publik berkomitmen lebih dari separuh kekayaan mereka untuk tujuan filantropis dan organisasi amal selama masa hidup mereka atau dalam kemauan mereka.
Jorge Paulo Lemann
Jorge Paulo Lemann adalah Ketua Lemann Foundation, dan Co-Founder dan direktur dari 3G Capital, perusahaan investasi global yang berfokus pada nilai jangka panjang, dengan penekanan khusus pada memaksimalkan potensi merek dan bisnis. Dia adalah pemegang pengendali saham dan anggota dewan Anheuser-Busch InBev, dan merupakan anggota dewan The Kraft Heinz Company. Dia adalah mantan pemegang saham dan eksekutif utama Banco de Investimentos Garantia di Brazil sampai dijual kepada Credit Suisse First Boston, dan telah menjabat di dewan direksi The Gillette Company dan Swiss Reasuransi. Dia juga menjabat di dewan penasihat DaimlerChrysler dan Credit Suisse Group, dan memimpin Dewan Penasihat Amerika Latin di Bursa Efek New York.
Jorge menerima BA-nya dari Harvard University, dan sebelumnya menjabat di dewan penasihat Harvard Business School.
Susan McCaw is president of SRM Capital Investments, a private investment firm. From 2005–2007, Mrs. McCaw served as the US Ambassador to the Republic of Austria. She is a former member of Stanford University’s Board of Trustees and served as Co-Chair of Stanford’s $1 billion Campaign for Undergraduate Education.
Susan serves on several boards including Lions Gate Entertainment Corp (NYSE: LGF.B), Teach For America, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. She is also an Overseer at the Hoover Institution where she is vice chair of the executive committee. In addition, she is a founding board member and board chair of the Malala Fund for Girls’ Education. Susan also serves on the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Global Advisory Board and Harvard Business School’s Board of Dean’s Advisors, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Council of American Ambassadors.
Craig McCaw adalah Ketua dan CEO Eagle River Inc., perusahaan investasi swasta yang fokus pada investasi strategis dalam industri komunikasi. Mr. McCaw adalah seorang pengusaha telekomunikasi yang berpengalaman, yang telah memulai dan membangun banyak perusahaan sukses selama 30 tahun terakhir di bidang kabel, telepon seluler, broadband nirkabel, dan industri satelit. Mr. McCaw menjabat sebagai Ketua dan CEO dari McCaw Cellular Communications, yang ia dirikan menjadi penyedia layanan seluler terkemuka di negara itu, hingga perusahaan itu dijual ke AT & T Corporation pada tahun 1994. Menyusul penjualan McCaw Cellular, Mr. McCaw merestrukturisasi Nextel Communications dan mendirikan Nextel Partners dan perusahaan komunikasi lainnya di AS dan luar negeri. Pada tahun 2003, Mr. McCaw mendirikan dan menjabat sebagai Ketua dan CEO Clearwire Corporation, sebuah perusahaan broadband nirkabel. Mr. McCaw adalah Presiden Yayasan Craig & Susan McCaw yang mendukung proyek pengembangan ekonomi pendidikan, lingkungan, dan internasional. Sepanjang kariernya, Mr. McCaw telah bekerja di sejumlah dewan korporat dan filantropi termasuk Conservation International, National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, Academy of Achievement, Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, dan Friends of The Nelson Mandela Foundation. Dia saat ini menjabat sebagai Ketua Dewan The Nature Conservancy.
Signe Ostby memulai karirnya dengan Procter & Gamble sebagai brand assistant dan memperkenalkan metode pengambilan sampel di dalam toko kepada perusahaan. Setelah meninggalkan P & G, dia bekerja tidak lama di Clorox sebelum menemukan pekerjaan yang cocok dengannya di pasar teknologi tinggi. Ostby meluncurkan perusahaan yang dirintisnya, Software Publishing Corporation, membuat perangkat lunak produktivitas untuk komputer pribadi dan membawa konsep promosi ukuran percobaan ke produk perangkat lunak. Ostby kemudian memulai praktik konsultasi strategi pemasaran, bekerja untuk banyak perusahaan perangkat keras dan perangkat lunak untuk komputer pribadi terkemuka. Selain itu, ia mengembangkan serangkaian seminar untuk mengajarkan konsep barang kemasan kepada perusahaan teknologi tinggi yang menjual produk melalui toko ritel.
Ostby dan suaminya, Scott Cook, mendirikan Pusat Manajemen Merek dan Produk di Wisconsin School of Business dan terus melayani di dewan penasehat Centre. Ostby juga menjabat di Dewan Penasihat Dekan di Wisconsin School of Business dan merupakan direktur Dana Pertahanan Lingkungan, Yayasan Beasiswa Intuit dan Yayasan Amal Valhalla. Selain pekerjaan filantropisnya, Ostby berfokus pada penopang peternakan dan pembibitan, pelatihan dan pementasan kuda-kuda elit.
John Overdeck adalah co-founder dan co-chairman Two Sigma Investments, LP, dana manajemen investasi berbasis di New York City yang mengembangkan sistem perdagangan sistematis untuk kliennya. Sebelumnya, dia adalah Direktur Pelaksana di D.E. Shaw & Co. dan Wakil Presiden di Amazon.com. John menerima gelar Sarjana dalam bidang Matematika dengan penghargaan dan gelar Master di bidang Statistik dari Stanford University. John adalah Presiden Overdeck Family Foundation, Wakil Ketua National Museum of Mathematics, serta direktur Robin Hood Foundation dan Institute for Advanced Study.
Carlos Rodriguez Pastor
Carlos Rodriguez Pastor telah menjadi Chief Executive Officer Intercorp Financial Services Inc. sejak 2010. Ia juga menjabat sebagai Managing Partner dan Chairman of the Board di Nexus Group, sebagai Ketua Banco Internacional del Perú SAA- Interbank, dan sebagai Direktur InRetail Perú Corp. Ia juga menjabat sebagai Direktur Financiera Uno SA dan Intercorp Peru Ltd., sebagai Direktur Interseguro Compania de Seguros SA, IFH, Interseguro, Interbank, Supermercados Peruanos dan Intertitulos. Dia adalah Anggota Komite Investasi di NG Capital Partners I, L.P. dan Manajemen RP, LLC.
Carlos menerima gelar Sarjana dalam Ilmu Sosial dari University of California di Berkeley dan Magister Administrasi Bisnis dari Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College.
Laurene Powell Jobs
Laurene Powell Jobs adalah pendiri dan presiden Emerson Collective, sebuah organisasi yang mendukung wirausahawan sosial yang berkomitmen pada cita-cita bahwa setiap orang harus memiliki kesempatan untuk hidup sepenuhnya.
Dia juga menjabat sebagai presiden dewan direktur College Track, sebuah program yang ia dirikan pada tahun 1997 untuk mempersiapkan siswa sekolah menengah yang kurang beruntung untuk sukses di perguruan tinggi. Selain bekerja dengan Emerson Collective and College Track, Laurene bekerja di dewan direksi NewSchools Venture Fund, Teach for All, OZY Media, Conservation International, dan Stanford University. Dia juga adalah anggota dewan penasehat Ketua Dewan Hubungan Luar Negeri. Dia memiliki gelar BA dan BSE dari University of Pennsylvania dan gelar MBA dari Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Eric Schmidt adalah ketua eksekutif Alphabet Inc. Dia bertanggung jawab atas hal-hal eksternal dari semua bisnis perusahaan induk, termasuk Google Inc., memberi nasihat kepada CEO dan pimpinan mereka tentang masalah bisnis dan kebijakan.
Sebelum pendirian Alphabet, Eric adalah ketua Google Inc. selama empat tahun. Dari 2001-2011, Eric menjabat sebagai chief executive officer Google, mengawasi strategi teknis dan bisnis perusahaan bersama pendiri Sergey Brin dan Larry Page. Di bawah kepemimpinannya, Google secara dramatis meningkatkan infrastrukturnya dan mendiversifikasi penawaran produknya sambil mempertahankan budaya inovasi yang kuat, berkembang dari startup Silicon Valley menjadi pemimpin global dalam teknologi.
Sebelum bergabung dengan Google, Eric adalah ketua dan CEO Novell dan chief technology officer di Sun Microsystems, Inc. Sebelumnya, ia bertugas di staf riset di Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Bell Laboratories dan Zilog. Ia meraih gelar sarjana teknik elektro dari Princeton University serta gelar master dan Ph.D. dalam ilmu komputer dari University of California, Berkeley.
Eric adalah anggota Dewan Penasehat Presiden di bidang Sains. Dia terpilih menjadi Akademi Teknik Nasional pada tahun 2006 dan dilantik menjadi Akademi Seni dan Sains Amerika Serikat pada tahun 2007. Dia juga memimpin dewan New America Foundation, dan sejak tahun 2008 telah menjadi pengawas dari Institute for Advanced Study di Princeton, New Jersey. Sejak 2012, Eric telah berada di dewan Broad Institute dan Mayo Clinic. Pada 2013, Eric dan Jared Cohen turut menulis buku laris The New York Times, The New Digital Age: Transforming Nations, Businesses, dan Our Lives. Pada bulan September 2014, Eric menerbitkan penjualan terbaiknya yang kedua di New York Times, How Google Works, yang mana ia dan Jonathan Rosenberg turut menulis bersama Alan Eagle.
James is a Senior Vice President at Google. He focuses on Technology and Society, on issues ranging from AI to the future of work and the digital economy, computing infrastructure, sustainability that have the potential for broad impact on society.
Prior to Google, he spent over 25 years at McKinsey & Company, including serving on its board, and is now Senior Partner emeritus and Chair emeritus of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI). Based in Silicon Valley, James advised the chief executives of many of the world’s leading tech companies. He led MGI for 13 years, including leading research on technology’s impact on business, the economy and society, as well as on other global economy trends.
He was appointed by President Obama to serve as Vice Chair of the Global Development Council at the White House, and by two US Commerce Secretaries to the Digital Economy Board and the National Innovation Board. He serves on the boards of the Council on Foreign Relations, Hewlett and MacArthur foundations.
He is a Visiting Professor at Oxford’s School of Government and a member of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine’s Committee on Responsible Computing. He serves on the board of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and on advisory boards of research institutes at Stanford, Havard, Oxford, and Toronto.
He has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Distinguished Fellow of Stanford’s AI Institute, a Distinguished Fellow in Ethics & AI at Oxford, a Visiting Fellow of All Souls College and a Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford. A Rhodes Scholar, James has a DPhil, MSc, MA from Oxford in AI and robotics, mathematics and computer science, a BSc in electrical engineering from the University of Zimbabwe.
Daniel C. Benton
CEO, Benton Capital Management
Dan Benton is one of the top technology investors of his generation. After co-founding Andor Capital Management in 2001, Benton served as CEO until closing the firm after a successful 15-year run. He now manages Benton Capital Management, a private family office.
In 1980, Benton graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Mathematics from Colgate University. He went on to Harvard University for his MBA and, in 2010, was awarded an honorary LHD from Colgate.
Benton began his career as a securities analyst at Goldman Sachs in the mid-1980s. In 1993, Benton joined Dawson Samberg Capital Management as a technology analyst and portfolio manager. He later served as President of Pequot Capital Management (the successor firm to Dawson Samberg), where he managed the firm’s public market technology funds and team.
Benton has served on the board of Colgate since 2001 and is the largest benefactor in the university’s 200-year history. He also serves on the boards of The Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and Horace Mann School.
Carlos Slim Helú is a Civil Engineer who studied in the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) and was –at that time- a Professor of Algebra and Linear Programming. He has been an investor since 1952, and at 25, he founded Inbursa and Grupo Carso, companies currently involved in different activities such as: industry, construction, telecommunications, finance, energy, mining, infrastructure, real estate, and other areas, in more than 40 countries.
In 1986, he established the Fundación Carlos Slim to impact the most vulnerable populations; the foundation has directly benefited millions of people. With a marked sense of social responsibility, efficiency, and proven results, the foundation has programs in various fields, such as education, employment, health, nutrition, social justice, culture, human development, support during natural disasters, protection and conservation of the environment, and economic development. These programs help improve the quality of life for populations of all ages, fostering the development of human capital and generating opportunities for people, their communities, and their countries. He has received numerous awards for his business and philanthropic work. He loves history especially civilization changes and human origin, astrophysics, nature, culture, sports, and first of all, his family and friends. He is the father of six children.
Ratan Tata is an Indian businessman, investor, philanthropist and chairman emeritus of Tata Sons. He was the chairman of the Tata group, a Mumbai-based global business conglomerate from 1991 until 2012, after having begun his career in the Tata group in 1962. He continues to head the Tata group’s charitable trusts. He is a director on the board of Alcoa Inc. and serves on the jury panel of Pritzker Prize. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of University of Southern California, Cornell University, Harvard Business School Board of Dean's Advisors and X Prize.
Russlynn believes that education is the cornerstone to self-reliance. It’s why she served as assistant secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education from 2009 to 2012, acting as Secretary Arne Duncan’s lead advisor on equity and civil rights, and leading over 600 attorneys as they revitalized civil rights enforcement in education. It’s why, prior to her work in the Obama Administration, Russlynn served as vice president of the Education Trust in Washington, D.C. and founded and ran Education Trust-West, in Oakland.
Itu sebabnya, hari ini, Russlynn bekerja sebagai pemimpin ide di Emerson Collective dan duta dalam kualitas pendidikan. Sebagai Managing Director di Emerson, ia telah membentuk investasi dalam dan kemitraan dengan organisasi lain untuk memajukan keadilan pendidikan di AS. Dan, itulah mengapa Russlynn mendirikan dan berfungsi sebagai anggota dewan dan CEO XQ Institute, sebuah kolaborasi yang didedikasikan untuk memikirkan kembali sekolah di Amerika. Misi XQ Institute adalah mengembangkan peluang pembelajaran baru bagi kaum muda yang membuka kemungkinan dunia yang lebih luas. Ini adalah inisiatif pertama, XQ: Proyek Super Sekolah, adalah panggilan terbuka untuk murid, guru, administrator, pemimpin sipil, bisnis, wirausahawan, seniman, dan desainer untuk memenuhi tantangan mempersiapkan murid kami untuk masa depan dengan merancang sekolah menengah Amerika berikutnya.
David grew up in a family of educators and followed them into the field. He went to public school in New York City before enrolling at Yale University. At Yale, he taught reading to high school students from low-income families and started Branch, an innovative community service program for inner-city students in New Haven, Conn. Based on the success of Branch, David received a Rhodes Scholarship, which he used to study English literature at the University of Oxford and classical educational philosophy at the University of Cambridge in the U.K. He returned to the U.S. to work at McKinsey & Company for five years, where he led much of the firm’s pro bono work in education.
With a team of educators, David founded the Grow Network, an organization committed to making assessment results truly useful for teachers, parents and students. The Grow Network delivered breakthrough-quality reports for parents and teachers as well as individualized learning guides for students. McGraw-Hill acquired the Grow Network in 2005.
In 2007, David left McGraw-Hill and co-founded Student Achievement Partners, a nonprofit that assembles educators and researchers to design actions based on evidence to improve student outcomes. Student Achievement Partners played a leading role in developing the Common Core State Standards in math and literacy. David left Student Achievement Partners in the fall of 2012 to become president of the College Board.
David was named to the 2013 Time 100, the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. He has been recognized as one of Time magazine’s “11 Education Activists for 2011” and was one of the NewSchools Venture Fund Change Agents of the Year for 2012. He is the proud father of two.
Linda Darling-Hammond is President of the Learning Policy Institute, as well as Professor of Education Emeritus and Faculty Director of the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education at Stanford University. She is a former president of the American Educational Research Association and member of the National Academy of Education as well as the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her research and policy work focus on issues of educational equity, teaching quality, and school reform. She has advised school leaders and policymakers at the local, state, and federal levels. In 2008, she served as director of President Obama's education policy transition team. Among her 400+ publications, her book, The Flat World and Education: How America’s Commitment to Equity will Determine our Future, received the coveted Grawemeyer Award in 2012.
Darling-Hammond received her B.A. (magna cum laude) from Yale University in 1973, and her Ed.D. in Urban Education (with highest distinction) from Temple University in 1978. She holds honorary degrees from 14 universities in the United States and abroad and has received numerous awards for her contributions to research, policy, and practice.
As managing partner at Emerson Collective, former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan returns to Chicago on a mission to improve the lives of young adults in his hometown. Through partnerships with local business leaders, community organizers, and nonprofit groups, Duncan aims to create job and life opportunities for disconnected youth between the ages of 17 and 24.
Prior to joining the Obama Administration, Duncan served as chief executive officer of Chicago Public Schools. From 2001 to 2008, Duncan won praise for uniting the city’s stakeholders behind an education agenda that included opening 100 new schools; expanding after-school, summer learning, early childhood, and college access programs; dramatically boosting the caliber of teachers; and building public-private partnerships around a variety of education initiatives. Duncan graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1987, majoring in sociology. At Harvard he served as co-captain of the basketball team and was named a first team Academic All-American.
Anne M. Finucane is vice chairman at Bank of America and a member of the company’s executive management team. She is responsible for the strategic positioning of Bank of America and leads the company’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) efforts. In addition, she oversees public policy, customer research and analytics, global marketing and communications. Finucane chairs the global ESG Committee at Bank of America, which directs all of the company’s ESG efforts. She stewards Bank of America’s $125 billion environmental business initiative, including its $10 billion Catalytic Finance Initiative to mobilize market capital to deliver new investment into high impact clean energy projects. She oversees the company’s $1.2 billion Community Development Financial Institution portfolio and helps manage Bank of America's 10-year, $1.5 trillion community development lending and investing goal – the largest of its kind ever established by a U.S. financial institution. She also chairs the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, including its 10-year, $2 billion charitable giving goal. Active in the community, Finucane serves on both corporate and nonprofit boards of directors including Carnegie Hall, the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, the American Ireland Fund, the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, CVS Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Partners Healthcare, and Special Olympics. She serves on the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Affairs Policy board and also is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Finucane has won numerous professional and public service accolades. Most recently, she was named to AdWeek’s 2016 Power List: Top 100 Leaders in Marketing, Media & Tech. In 2013 she received the New York Women in Communications Matrix Award, which recognizes outstanding lifetime achievement in the communications industry, and the inaugural International Women’s Media Foundation Leadership Award. She was named 2013 Advertising Woman of the Year by Advertising Women of New York, and American Banker magazine annually names her one of the “25 Most Powerful Women in Banking.”
Thomas L. Friedman, seorang penulis dan jurnalis yang dikenal secara internasional, telah memenangkan Hadiah Pulitzer tiga kali untuk karyanya di The New York Times. Ia bergabung dengan koran tersebut pada tahun 1981 dan menjadi kolumnis Op-Ed urusan luar negeri pada tahun 1995. Kolom luar negerinya melaporkan politik domestik AS dan kebijakan luar negeri, konflik Timur Tengah, ekonomi internasional, lingkungan, keanekaragaman hayati dan energi. Friedman adalah penulis enam buku terlaris: Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11; The World is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century; Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need A Green Revolution-And How It Can Renew America; and That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World We Invented dan How We Can Come Back, ditulis bersama dengan Michael Mandelbaum. Lahir di Minneapolis, Mr. Friedman menerima gelar B.A. dalam studi Mediterania dari Brandeis University pada tahun 1975. Pada tahun 1978 ia menerima gelar master dalam studi Timur Tengah modern dari Oxford.
Mark Hoplamazian is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Prior to being appointed to his present position in 2006, Hoplamazian served as President of The Pritzker Organization, L.L.C. ("TPO"), the principal financial and investment advisor to certain Pritzker family business interests. During his 17 year tenure with TPO he served as advisor to various Pritzker family-owned companies, including Hyatt Hotels Corporation and its predecessors. He previously worked in international mergers and acquisitions at The First Boston Corporation in New York. Hoplamazian was appointed to the VF Corporation Board of Directors in February 2015, and serves on the Advisory Board of Facing History and Ourselves, the Council on the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of World Business Chicago, the Board of Directors of New Schools for Chicago and of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and the Board of Trustees of the Aspen Institute and of the Latin School of Chicago. Mr. Hoplamazian is a member of the World Travel & Tourism Council and the Commercial Club of Chicago and is a member of the Discovery Class of the Henry Crown Fellowship.
Michael Horn speaks and writes about the future of education and works with a portfolio of education organizations to improve the life of each and every student. He is the co-founder of and a distinguished fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, a non-profit think tank; he serves as a principal consultant for Entangled Solutions, which offers innovation services to higher education institutions; and he is the director of the Education + Technology fund, a joint philanthropic project of Two Sigma and Robin Hood with the mission of unlocking the potential of technology to advance achievement for low-income students.
Horn is the author and coauthor of multiple books, white papers, and articles on education, including the award-winning book Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns and the Amazon-bestseller Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools. An expert on disruptive innovation, online learning, blended learning, competency-based learning, and how to transform the education system into a student-centered one, he serves on the board and advisory boards of a range of education organizations.
Walter Isaacson is the president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies institute based in Washington, DC. He has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and the editor of TIME magazine. He is the author of The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution (2014), Steve Jobs (2011), Einstein: His Life and Universe (2007), Benjamin Franklin: An American Life (2003), and Kissinger: A Biography (1992), and coauthor of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made (1986).
Isaacson is chair emeritus of Teach for America, which recruits recent college graduates to teach in underserved communities. From 2005-2007 he was the vice-chair of the Louisiana Recovery Authority, which oversaw the rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina. He was appointed by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate to serve as the chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which runs Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, and other international broadcasts of the United States, a position he held from 2009 to 2012. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and serves on the board of United Airlines, Tulane University, the Overseers of Harvard University, the New Orleans Tricentennial Commission, Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Society of American Historians, the Carnegie Institution for Science, and My Brother’s Keeper Alliance. He is a graduate of Harvard College and of Pembroke College of Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.
Amy Jarich adalah Asisten Wakil Rektor dan Direktur Penerimaan Sarjana di UC Berkeley. Dia telah bekerja dalam kepemimpinan departemen admisi mahasiswa selama lebih dari satu dekade, pindah ke Berkeley dari University of Virginia pada tahun 2012. Dia memulai pekerjaannya di bidang admisi di Radford University, sebuah sekolah umum Virginia dekat kampung halamannya di Blue Ridge Mountains. Sebagai yang pertama di keluarganya yang bisa kuliah, Amy terinspirasi oleh akses yang diberikan oleh universitas publik. Bidang admisi mahasiswa adalah karir kedua Amy. Dia memulai kehidupan profesionalnya dalam pelayanan publik, bekerja di Washington DC untuk pemerintah dan nirlaba. Amy memiliki gelar sarjana dari Sekolah Luar Negeri Georgetown dan gelar sarjana dalam bidang Prancis dan Internasional dari Sweet Briar College. Dia adalah anggota terpilih dari Dewan Direksi National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). Amy saat ini bekerja sebagai penasihat Proyek Sekolah Luar Negeri, yang disponsori oleh Departemen Luar Negeri AS, dan duduk di Dewan Penasehat Pusat Sumber Daya Universitas Schawbel di Boston Latin School.
David Kelley is the founder and chairman of IDEO. He also founded Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, known as the d.school. As Stanford’s Donald W. Whittier Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Kelley is the Academic Director of both the degree-granting undergraduate and graduate programs in design within the School of Engineering, and has been a professor in the program for more than 35 years. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and earned his master’s degree from Stanford University in Engineering/Product Design. Kelley’s work has been acknowledged with numerous design awards, and in addition to being inducted into the National Academy of Engineering, he holds honorary PhD’s from both the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth and Art Center College in Pasadena. Widely known for teaching human-centered design methodology and design thinking to students and business executives, Kelley and his brother Tom co-authored the New York Times best-selling book, Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All.
Wendy Kopp is CEO and Co-founder of Teach For All, a global network of independent organizations that are cultivating their nations’ promising future leaders to ensure their most marginalized children have the chance to fulfill their true potential. Wendy founded Teach For America in 1989 to marshal the energy of her generation against educational inequity in the United States. Today, more than 10,000 Teach For America corps members—outstanding recent college graduates and professionals of all academic disciplines—are in the midst of two-year teaching commitments in 50 urban and rural regions, and Teach For America has proven to be an unparalleled source of long-term leadership for expanding opportunity for children. After leading Teach For America’s growth and development for 24 years, in 2013, Wendy transitioned out of the role of CEO. Today, she remains an active member of Teach For America's board.
Wendy led the development of Teach For All to be responsive to the initiative of inspiring social entrepreneurs around the world who were determined to adapt this approach in their own countries. Now in its eighth year, the Teach For All network is comprised of partner organizations in more than 35 countries around the world, including its founding partners Teach For America and the U.K.’s Teach First.
Wendy has been recognized as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People and is the recipient of numerous honorary degrees and awards for public service. She is the author of A Chance to Make History: What Works and What Doesn’t in Providing an Excellent Education for All (2011) and One Day, All Children: The Unlikely Triumph of Teach For America and What I Learned Along the Way (2000). She holds a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, where she participated in the undergraduate program of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Wendy resides in New York City with her husband Richard Barth and their four children.
Matt Larson is president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), a 70,000-member international mathematics education organization. Previously, Larson was the K–12 curriculum specialist for mathematics in Lincoln (Nebraska) Public Schools for more than 20 years.
Larson memulai karirnya di bidang pendidikan sebagai guru matematika sekolah menengah. Dia telah menulis atau turut menulis beberapa buku, termasuk seri tentang komunitas pembelajaran profesional dan Inti Matematika Umum. Dia adalah salah satu penulis buku Balancing the Equation: A Guide to School Mathematics for Educators and Parents, dan dia berada di tim penulisan Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All (2014). Larson telah mengajar matematika di tingkat dasar hingga perguruan tinggi dan telah menjadi profesor tamu kehormatan di Teachers College, Columbia University.
Matt Larson received his Ph.D., in curriculum and instruction, from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
William G. McCallum is a University Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at the University of Arizona. Born in Sydney, Australia in 1956, he received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Harvard University in 1984, under the supervision of Barry Mazur. After spending two years at the University of California, Berkeley, and one at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, he joined the faculty at the University of Arizona in 1987. In 1989 he joined the Harvard calculus consortium, and is the lead author of the consortium's multivariable calculus and college algebra texts. In 1993–94 he spent a year at the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, and in 1995–96 he spent a year at the Institute for Advanced Study on a Centennial Fellowship from the American Mathematical Society. In 2005 he received the Director's Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars from the National Science Foundation. In 2006 he founded the Institute for Mathematics and Education at the University of Arizona, and is currently its director. In 2009–2010 he was one of the lead writers for the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. His professional interests include arithmetical algebraic geometry and mathematics education. He has received grants and written articles, essays, and books in both areas.
Henry McCance joined Greylock in 1969 and focuses on the software sector, while overseeing Greylock's strategic direction. During the 40 years of his tenure, Greylock raised a series of 12 partnerships, with current committed capital in excess of $2 billion, and helped build approximately 300 developing companies. Mr. McCance received the National Venture Capital's Lifetime Achievement Award in May 2004 and was voted one of the country's 10 best VCs by Forbes in 2000. In 2004, he co-founded the Cure Alzheimer's Fund, an entrepreneurial non-profit. In 2008, Cure Alzheimer's Fund's core research project was named a Top 10 Medical Breakthrough by Time magazine and CNN. Mr. McCance is a graduate of Yale University and the Harvard Business School.
James G. Nondorf is the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Advancement and Dean of College Admissions at the University of Chicago. Nondorf came to the University from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he held the position of Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid. Prior to serving at Rensselaer, Nondorf was the Director of Student Outreach and Associate Director of Admissions at Yale University. He is credited with streamlining the admissions process, developing specialized recruitment programs, and achieving significant increases in both applicant pool and yield rates while drawing from an increasingly diverse demographic group. He also served as a fellow at Yale's Berkley College, where he was responsible for advising undergraduate students, as well as assisting in planning residential events and functions. He began his career with the Cambridge Technology Group (CTG), where he held progressively responsible positions eventually leading to his role as president. Prior to his tenure at Yale, he was involved in the start-up of the Terrace Community School, a charter school in Tampa, Florida, where he served as founding teacher, musical director, and coach. Nondorf received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Yale University and his Master of Liberal Arts Degree in Ethics from Valparaiso University.
Deborah is the Managing Partner of GSV AcceleraTE, a venture capital fund investing in exceptional entrepreneurs and their companies in the $75B education and talent technology sector. In addition, she is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of the ASU+GSV Summit and Founder and Senior Advisor of GSV Advisors. Now in its 10th year, the ASU+GSV Summit celebrates innovations and innovators across the global “preK to Gray” learning and talent landscape and attracts over 4,000 attendees.
Deborah currently serves on the boards of Ascend Learning (a portfolio company of Blackstone and CCCP), Degreed, The Educational Testing Service (ETS), Lightneer, Remind, and Web.com (NASDAQ: WWWW). She is a board observer at CreativeLive and RaiseMe, and an advisory board member of Area9 Lyceum. She is a member of the boards of The Common Ground Foundation, Harvey Mudd College, National Louis University, Oriental Education Institute (OEI), Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Board of Dean’s Advisors at Harvard Business School, The Khan Academy Thought Leadership Council, The Board of Dean’s Advisory Council at Princeton University, and The Strada Institute for the Future of Work Advisory Committee. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition. She previously served on the board of a number of education organizations including The Chicago Board of Education (CPS) and KIPP: Chicago.
Deborah menerima Arnold M. Berlin '46 Distinguished Service untuk Princeton Award 2014 dari Princeton University Club of Chicago, Visionary of the Year Award dari CFY PowerMyLearning 2014, Inisiator LEAP 2016 dalam Pendidikan "Champion" Award dari LEAP Innovations, 2016 Penghargaan Dampak Pengukuhan dari Golden Apple Foundation, dan Penghargaan Visioner 2017 dari Asosiasi Penerbit Amerika (AAP). Deborah lulus cum laude dengan gelar BA dalam sejarah dari Princeton University pada tahun 1982 dan gelar MBA dari Harvard University pada tahun 1987.
Todd Rose is the President of the Center for Individual Opportunity. He is also the Director of the Mind, Brain, and Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where he teaches a course on Personalized Learning and leads the Laboratory for the Science of the Individual. Todd is the author of The End of Average: How We Succeed in a World That Values Sameness.
Stuart Schmill is dean of admissions and student financial services for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. During his long tenure at MIT, Schmill has served the Institute in a variety of positions, including Director of Crew; Director of Parent, Student, and Young Alumni Programs in the MIT Alumni Association; Director of MIT’s Educational Council; and Senior Associate Director of Admissions. Schmill joined the admissions office in 2002, was appointed Dean in 2008, and added Student Financial Services to his portfolio in 2016. An innovative and compassionate leader, Schmill has been honored with numerous leadership and coaching awards, and has served as a speaker at admissions conferences around the world, as well as guest faculty member at the Harvard Summer Institute for College Admissions. Beyond the MIT campus, Schmill has served as trustee, founder, or advisor to a variety of organizations, including the College Board, University of Cambridge International Examinations, Wayland-Weston Rowing Association, To The Water, Inc., and the Mandela Town Hall Health Spot. Schmill earned the Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT in 1986.
Sandy Speicher adalah Mitra di perusahaan desain dan inovasi global IDEO. Dia adalah Managing Director dari praktek Pendidikan IDEO, yang mencari kebutuhan yang tidak terpenuhi, keinginan, dan aspirasi orang untuk mengilhami solusi baru untuk berbagai macam tantangan — dari cara yang orang belajar sampai cara sistem beroperasi. Dia dan timnya telah membantu menciptakan model sekolah dapat diskalakan dan terjangkau di Peru, strategi untuk meningkatkan sekolah bagi orang miskin di India, platform pembelajaran digital yang memenuhi kebutuhan murid saat ini, dan visi baru untuk sistem makanan di sekolah San Francisco . Baru-baru ini, dia berkolaborasi dengan Carnegie Corporation untuk meluncurkan 100k in 10, yang disebut oleh Presiden Clinton sebagai model baru untuk perubahan sosial. Sandy melayani sebagai penasihat strategis untuk Jaringan Lab K-12 di Stanford d.school.. Dia berada di dewan penasihat 100k in 10, dan Pioneer Academy di Afrika Selatan. Sebelum bergabung dengan IDEO, Sandy mengajar komunikasi visual di Washington University di St. Louis, dan menghabiskan enam tahun mengajar pemikiran desain untuk murid kelas lima di sekolah umum di San Francisco. Sandy memegang MA dalam Pendidikan dari Universitas Stanford dan BFA dalam Komunikasi Visual dari Universitas Washington.
Fareed Zakaria hosts Fareed Zakaria GPS, is editor-at-large and a columnist for TIME magazine, and a columnist for The Washington Post, and an international bestselling author. Zakaria was editor of Newsweek International from 2000 to 2010 and a columnist for Newsweek. Prior to his tenure at Newsweek, Zakaria was managing editor of Foreign Affairs, a leading journal of international politics and economics from 1992 to 2010. He has served as an analyst for ABC News, a roundtable member of the ABC News political affairs program This Week with George Stephanopoulos, and as the host of Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria on PBS. He has won numerous awards and been named to various lists, including Foreign Policy magazine's list of "Top 100 Global Thinkers" and Newsweek magazine's "Power 50" list of the most influential political figures of 2010. In 1999, Esquire magazine named Zakaria as "One of the 21 Most Important People of the 21st Century." He serves on the boards of Yale University, the Council of Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, and Shakespeare and Company, a theater group in the Berkshires. He has received honorary degrees from Brown, the University of Miami, and Oberlin College, among other educational institutions. Zakaria earned a bachelor's degree from Yale University and a doctorate in political science from Harvard University.