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Sal Khan is the founder and CEO of Khan Academy, a nonprofit with the venture of presenting a free, world-elegance schooling for all and sundry, anywhere. He is also the founder of Khan Lab School, a nonprofit laboratory college in Mountain View, California, wherein Sal teaches seminars within the humanities and sciences.
Sal’s interest in education commenced at the same time as he was an undergraduate at MIT. He advanced math software for kids with ADHD and tutored fourth- and 7th-grade public faculty college students in Boston. Sal also taught take a look at prep guides for the choices MCAT and was named teacher of the yr by a national test prep business enterprise. He holds 3 levels from MIT and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Sal founded Khan Academy as a 501(c)(three) nonprofit business enterprise. Khan Academy gives unfastened lessons in math, history, grammar, physics, biology, and lots of extra subjects. High school students use Official SAT® Practice on Khan Academy to prepare for the SAT at no cost. Teachers use Khan Academy to make assignments, song pupil progress, pick out gaps in studying, and provide tailored education. Today greater than 61 million registered customers get right of entry to Khan Academy in dozens of languages in greater than 190 countries.
Kristen DiCerbo, Ph.D. is the leader mastering officer at Khan Academy. In this function, she is liable for using and speaking our tutorial and pedagogical strategy for Khan Academy’s mastering packages, content material, and product to enhance scholar and trainer engagement and consequences. She guarantees pedagogical coherence of our basic providing and guarantees a research-informed design across product, content material, and applications.
Prior to coming to Khan Academy, Kristen become the vice-president of gaining knowledge of studies and design at Pearson. Throughout her profession she has focused on conducting and embedding learning technology studies into digital gaining knowledge of studies, which includes paintings with the choices Cisco Networking Academy. She additionally served as a faculty psychologist in an Arizona college 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 the vice chairman of philanthropy. She is answerable for identifying and coping with donor relationships in addition to overseeing the choices shape, methods, and systems required to aid a complete development application that secures Khan Academy’s philanthropic revenue, which in the end fuels the choices company’s operations and effect.
Vicki has extra than 27 years of revel in in the nonprofit area. Prior to becoming a member of Khan Academy, Vicki spent 11 years at KIPP NYC, wherein she was leader of outside affairs and managing director of improvement. In that position, she led the choices fundraising, public relations, determine engagement, and advocacy work that supported KIPP NYC public charter schools. Before becoming a member of KIPP NYC, she served as the director of improvement and outside affairs at The Boys’ Club of New York for six years. Prior to The Boys’ Club of New York, she raised price range as the choices director of development and authorities members of the family at the choices Women's Prison Association for seven years. She serves on the boards of Eagle Academy Foundation and New Heights Youth, Inc. and is the choices co-secretary of her block affiliation in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Vicki is a graduate of the University of Sydney and the William Alanson White Institute.
Marta Kosarchyn is the leader generation officer and vice president of engineering at Khan Academy. In this role, her primary intention is to lead a sustainable, international-magnificence engineering company that gives you the choices Khan Academy imaginative and prescient at scale and offers back to the global engineering community through open supply contributions and leadership improvement.
Marta has more than 25 years of experience in era management in dispensed computing, mobile offerings, small commercial enterprise, and fitness tech. Prior to becoming a member of Khan Academy, she served as senior vp of product improvement and operations at SCI Solutions and held leadership roles at HP and Intuit. Marta taught mathematics at the choices University of Northern Iowa and the University of Wisconsin prior to transferring her awareness to software program studies and improvement. She holds a BA from Kent State University, an MS from the choices University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in mathematics, and an MS in pc technology from the University of Minnesota.
Michael Chanover is the vice president of layout. Prior to joining Khan Academy, Michael served as the vice president of layout and user experience at NerdWallet, wherein he led a crew of designers, researchers, and writers throughout product design, studies, and brand closer to solutions that enabled clients to make economic decisions with confidence.
Michael additionally formerly served as vp of layout at Shopkick, a mobile loyalty platform; chief innovative officer for Fingerprint, a gaming platform; and vice president of product for the choices Alsop-Louie portfolio organization, Kidlandia. Michael changed into the worldwide creative director of net and emblem at the instructional toy employer, LeapFrog Enterprises, wherein he led emblem and user enjoy layout. Michael spent four years inside the San Francisco and New York workplaces of Frogdesign as executive producer and fashionable supervisor.
Michael became the choices recipient of the UNESCO Design for Rehabilitation Award and has lectured, written, and taught as regards to layout. He holds a BFA in commercial layout from the Rhode Island School of Design and is an accessory professor within the interplay design branch at the choices California College of the Arts.
Caroline Hu Flexer
Caroline Hu Flexer is the choices vice president of Khan Academy Kids. She leads the crew developing Khan Academy Kids, an educational software that is designed to inspire a life-time of getting to know and discovery for kids a long time two to 6. The app consists of interactive and original content throughout early literacy, language, math, and social-emotional abilties.
Prior to Khan Academy, Caroline changed into the CEO and cofounder of Duck Duck Moose, which joined Khan Academy in 2016. Duck Duck Moose is the writer of 21 award-triumphing educational apps for youngsters that have been downloaded over 60 million times. Before Duck Duck Moose, Caroline labored in product control and as a layout representative at IDEO.
Caroline has an AB in architecture from Princeton, attended the choices masters in structure application at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, and has an MBA from Stanford.
Catherine Wang is the choices leader advertising officer at Khan Academy. She leads the crew liable for riding awareness and utilization of Khan Academy by means of novices, parents, teachers, and districts through campaigns, programs, and partnerships.
Prior to becoming a member of Khan Academy, Catherine become vice chairman of income and advertising at Quicken, leading all aspects of retail sales, product advertising, virtual advertising, analytics, and deliver chain. Catherine also formerly held advertising management roles at Intuit, labored in the strategy institution at Charles Schwab, and served as a management representative at McKinsey.
Catherine has a BS in chemical engineering, an MS in business engineering and engineering management, and an MBA from Stanford.
Liza Cuevas is the chief people officer at Khan Academy. She is chargeable for aligning our humans strategies and office operations with our business priorities. She leads the people operations team who are passionate and targeted on creating a fantastic people experience and paintings surroundings that allows the Khan Academy network to do their great work. This includes partnering with the choices functional leaders and all personnel in persevering with to embody and sustain Khan Academy’s specific subculture and values.
Liza has over 25 years of HR experience in diverse hi-tech groups. Prior to joining Khan Academy, she changed into the chief humans officer at GoGuardian where she was answerable for all factors of people improvement & operations, facilities, and IT. Prior to GoGuardian, she held diverse HR leadership roles and has a blend of start-up/small organization experience in addition to a remarkable deal of huge high tech agency experience with Apple, Brocade, Yahoo, CrowdStrike, and Citrix Systems.
Liza has a BS/Business Management diploma from University of Phoenix and completed the Stanford Analysis to Action and the Stanford Design School Programs.
Julia Cowles is vp, standard recommend and company secretary at Khan Academy. She is accountable for overseeing legal, compliance and governance subjects, in particular those relating to infant and scholar information privateness, and for implementing the choices structure and methods to support a complete compliance program assembly the choices needs of college districts as well as person beginners. She advises and supports our Board, senior management crew and teammates throughout all capabilities, along with records safety, college and strategic partnerships, philanthropy, and people operations.
Prior to becoming a member of Khan Academy, Julia was the chief felony officer at LOYAL3, a financial generation agency, handling their prison, regulatory and governance affairs. Previously, she turned into a company companion at Davis Polk & Wardwell, wherein her exercise centered on corporate finance, complicated and strategic enterprise transactions and corporate governance subjects.
Julia acquired her undergraduate diploma at Hamilton College, and her regulation diploma at Fordham University. She served as a law clerk to Hon. Richard J. Cardamone, U.S. Court of Appeals for the choices 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-income business enterprise devoted to selling training in international competency.
Clifton Luke, PhD, is the vice president of product management at Khan Academy, chargeable for guiding our crew to supply the choices most enticing and efficacious gaining knowledge of answers inside the international. Clifton allows lead the general product strategy and imaginative and prescient, working collaboratively throughout content, layout, engineering, gaining knowledge of technological know-how, and studies & efficacy. He is accountable for product planning and roadmapping, guided with the aid of his deep knowledge of customers and records-driven decision-making. He leads a global-elegance product control group, delivering solutions that represent the choices voice of the patron and achieve product-marketplace suit.
Clifton is a former math trainer and department head at New England prep schools, earning difference as a master trainer by way of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (Princeton University). He taught math to Upward Bound excessive schoolers and at University of Phoenix. He tutors undergraduates at City College of San Francisco and adults at New Door Ventures, getting ready them for high school equivalency certification. He carried out seasoned bono SAT math boot camps in excessive-poverty communities to help first-era students prepare for university. He is also a STEM education docent at the California Academy of Sciences.
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 out her profession as an engineer. She held numerous engineering and control positions at Intel, Silicon Compilers, and Tandem Computers. Ann holds each a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering from Rice University.
Larry serves as the CEO of Gates Ventures, a personal office hooked up by using 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 control positions at Apple/Claris and before that at Collabra Software which turned into received by Netscape.
Sean O’Sullivan is the Founder and Managing Partner of SOSV: The Accelerator VC. He is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and were given his start as the founder of MapInfo, bringing road mapping technology to private computer systems. MapInfo could move directly to emerge as a $two hundred million public agency. His first net enterprise, NetCentric, pioneered many standards in net computing, and he has been recognized as the co-author of the choices time period “cloud computing.” Sean has continued as a visionary entrepreneur and investor, fostering a wide range of groups and humanitarian endeavors.
Ted Mitchell most lately served as the Under Secretary in the US Department of Education following his nomination through President Obama and his affirmation by using the US Senate in 2014. In that function, Ted oversaw higher training and grownup schooling coverage as well as federal scholar resource. During Ted’s time as Under Secretary, the choices Department promoted sizable experimentation and innovation to provide get entry to to inexpensive, high pleasant certificate and levels to all rookies, specially the ones usually underserved by using the present day gadget. Under Ted’s leadership, the Department additionally released the College Scorecard, a customer-going through tool to help college students and families make appropriate university selections. Ted additionally led the Department’s efforts to forestall unscrupulous institutions from fleecing students and taxpayers. Prior to becoming a member of the choices Department, Ted served as CEO of the choices NewSchools Venture Fund, a challenge philanthropy that invested greater than $two hundred million over ten years in begin united statesdevoted to presenting excessive quality K-12 training to all students. Ted’s lengthy career in training consists of the choices presidency of the California State Board of Education, the choices presidency of Occidental College, and administrative leadership and faculty positions at UCLA, Stanford, and Dartmouth.
James Manyika is a Senior Partner at McKinsey and Chair of the McKinsey Global Institute. He also serves on McKinsey’s Board of Directors. For over 20 years he has worked with a few of the international’s main era groups, founders and chief executives. He also researches and writes approximately generation’s effect on the choices economic system and society. James frequently collaborates with private sector leaders, leading economists and coverage makers round the arena on projects and commissions associated with inclusive boom, opportunities from generation and its societal effect.
James turned into appointed by way of President Obama as Vice Chair of the choices Global Development Council at the White House. He is on the choices forums of the choices Council on Foreign Relations, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Markle Foundation, and advisory forums of the Oxford Internet Institute, MIT’s Initiative on the choices Digital Economy and Harvard’s Hutchins middle and WEB DuBois Institute. James is a member of the standing committee for the choices Stanford-based totally one hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence, a fellow at DeepMind on AI, Ethics and Society, a non-resident senior fellow of the Brookings Institution, and a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
James became within the Robotics Research Group at Oxford, a fellow of Balliol College, a touring scientist at NASA JPL, a college trade fellow at MIT. A Rhodes Scholar, James received his DPhil. MSc. MA. from Oxford in Robotics, Mathematics and Computer Science, BSc in electrical engineering from University of Zimbabwe.
Curtis Feeny has invested in corporation software program for 18 years with a focal point on records analytics. His forums have blanketed Ayla Networks, Kaggle, Wise.io, Autogrid, Sensys, and numerous different a hit startups. Curtis has served on 31 boards, each public and personal. He also invested with Stanford professors in Plangrid, Accuray (IPO), and other extraordinarily a success startups out of Stanford University. Since 2000, he has been on the choices board of Trammell Crow Company (TCC: NYSE), which changed into purchased through CB Richard Ellis (CBG: NYSE) in 2006. In 2001, Curtis became appointed by using President George W. Bush to be a Trustee of the choices Presidio Trust. Curtis has also served on the choices board of Staples (SPLS: NYSE). Previously, Curtis become the first Executive Vice President of the newly formed Stanford Management Company, supporting oversee the choices University’s endowment from 1992 to 2000, when belongings beneath control grew from $1.five billion to $nine billion. Curtis has an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BS in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University.
Sal started out Khan Academy in 2005 to assist his cousins (and soon different human beings's cousins). In addition to setting the choices vision and route for Khan Academy, he still makes a whole lot of films (although he's not the choices best one anymore).
Sal holds three tiers from MIT and an MBA from Harvard.
Scott Cook co-founded Intuit Inc. in 1983 and now serves as the chairman of the choices Executive Committee. Before founding Intuit, Cook managed consulting assignments in banking and era for Bain & Company, a corporate method consulting firm. He previously labored for Procter & Gamble, the household merchandise large, in diverse marketing positions, inclusive of emblem supervisor; he currently serves on the Procter & Gamble Board. In addition, Cook is a member of the board of directors of the Harvard Business School Dean's Advisory Board, the Center for Brand and Product Management at the choices University of Wisconsin, the Intuit Scholarship Foundation, and the choices Valhalla Charitable Foundation. He is a former board member of eBay and PayPal.
John Doerr joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1980 and has for the reason that backed a number of the world’s maximum a hit marketers, which includes Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt of Google; Jeff Bezos of Amazon.com, and Scott Cook and Bill Campbell of Intuit. John’s passion is helping entrepreneurs create the “Next Big Thing” in cell and social networks, greentech innovation, schooling and monetary development. Ventures backed by way of John have created extra than three hundred,000 new jobs. John serves on the forums of Amyris, Google, and Zynga, in addition to several personal technology ventures. He also led KPCB’s funding in Twitter.
Outside of KPCB, John helps marketers focused on the choices surroundings, public education and assuaging international poverty. These consist of NewSchools.org, TechNet.org, the choices Climate Reality Project and ONE.org. John earned B.S. and M.S. levels in electric engineering from Rice University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He additionally holds several patents for pc memory gadgets. John is a member of the choices American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a member of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness.
Bill Gates is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In 1975, Bill Gates based Microsoft with Paul Allen, and led the choices business enterprise to come to be the worldwide chief in business and private software program and services.
In 2008, Bill transitioned to focus full-time on his basis’s work to make bigger possibility to the sector’s maximum deprived humans. Along with co-chair Melinda Gates, he leads the inspiration’s development of strategies and sets the general path of the company. In 2010, Bill, Melinda, and Warren Buffett based the Giving Pledge, an attempt to inspire the choices wealthiest families and individuals to publicly commit more than half of in their wealth to philanthropic reasons and charitable businesses all through their lifetime or in their will.
Jorge Paulo Lemann
Jorge Paulo Lemann is Chairman of the Lemann Foundation, and Co-Founder and director of 3G Capital, a worldwide funding company centered on long-term price, with a selected emphasis on maximizing the ability of manufacturers and companies. He is the controlling shareholder and member of the choices board of Anheuser-Busch InBev, and is a board member of The Kraft Heinz Company. He changed into formerly founding shareholder and essential executive of Banco de Investimentos Garantia in Brazil until it turned into bought to Credit Suisse First Boston, and has served on the board of directors of The Gillette Company and Swiss Reinsurance. He has additionally served on the advisory boards of DaimlerChrysler and Credit Suisse Group, and chaired the Latin American Advisory Board of the New York Stock Exchange.
Jorge acquired his BA from Harvard University, and previously served on the advisory board of Harvard Business School.
Susan McCaw is president of SRM Capital Investments, a private investment firm. From 2005–2007, Mrs. McCaw served as the choices 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 together with 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 likewise an Overseer at the choices Hoover Institution in which she is vice chair of the choices govt committee. In addition, she is a founding board member and board chair of the choices 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 choices Council on Foreign Relations and the Council of American Ambassadors.
Craig McCaw is Chairman and CEO of Eagle River Inc., a private investment company focused on strategic investments in the communications enterprise. Mr. McCaw is an skilled telecommunications entrepreneur, who has started and constructed many successful groups over the past 30 years within the cable, cell phone, wi-fi broadband, and satellite tv for pc industries. Mr. McCaw served as Chairman and CEO of McCaw Cellular Communications, which he constructed into the choices country's leading provider of mobile services, until the choices corporation turned into bought to AT&T Corporation in 1994. Following the sale of McCaw Cellular, Mr. McCaw restructured Nextel Communications and co-based Nextel Partners and different communique organizations inside the US and overseas. In 2003, Mr. McCaw co-founded and served as Chairman and CEO of Clearwire Corporation, a wireless broadband agency. Mr. McCaw is President of the choices Craig & Susan McCaw Foundation which helps instructional, environmental, and worldwide economic improvement tasks. Throughout his profession, Mr. McCaw has served on a number of corporate and philanthropic boards which includes Conservation International, National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee, the choices Academy of Achievement, Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, and Friends of The Nelson Mandela Foundation. He presently serves as Chairman of the choices Board of The Nature Conservancy.
Signe Ostby started her profession with Procter & Gamble as a brand assistant and delivered in-save sampling techniques to the employer. After leaving P&G, she worked in brief at Clorox earlier than finding her area of interest inside the excessive-tech market. Ostby released her begin-up, Software Publishing Corporation, making productivity software for personal computer systems and bringing the choices idea of trial-length merchandising to software products. Ostby eventually started a marketing approach consulting exercise, working for among the leading private computer hardware and software program businesses. In addition, she developed a seminar series to teach consumer packaged items ideas to excessive-tech organizations promoting products via retail stores.
Ostby and her husband Scott Cook mounted the Center for Brand and Product Management at the choices Wisconsin School of Business and continue to serve on the Center's advisory board. Ostby has additionally served on the Dean's Advisory Board at the choices Wisconsin School of Business and is a director of the Environmental Defense Fund, the choices Intuit Scholarship Foundation and the Valhalla Charitable Foundation. In addition to her philanthropic paintings, Ostby is focused on sustainable ranching and breeding, schooling and showing elite horses.
Laura Overdeck is the choices Founder and President of Bedtime Math Foundation, a nonprofit that facilitates children love math so they’ll excel at it. She is the choices author of its zany nightly on-line math troubles, three Bedtime Math books (Macmillan), and Crazy 8s, an unparalleled recreational after-school math club. A Princeton astrophysics alumna and Wharton M.B.A., Laura chairs the Overdeck Family Foundation with the intention of helping all college students reach their full educational capacity. She is a Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for Liberty Science Center, and additionally serves on the forums of Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, Governor’s School of New Jersey, the choices President’s Advisory Council at Princeton University, and Science Friday.
John Overdeck is the choices co-founder and co-chairman of Two Sigma Investments, LP, a New York City-based totally investment management fund that develops systematic buying and selling systems for its clients. Previously, he become a Managing Director at D.E. Shaw & Co. and a Vice President at Amazon.com. John obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics with distinction and a Master’s in Statistics from Stanford University. John is President of Overdeck Family Foundation, Vice Chair of the choices National Museum of Mathematics, in addition to a director of the Robin Hood Foundation and the choices Institute for Advanced Study.
Carlos Rodriguez Pastor
Carlos acquired a Bachelor diploma in Social Sciences from the University of California at Berkeley and a Masters in Business Administration from Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College.
Laurene Powell Jobs
Laurene Powell Jobs is founder and president of Emerson Collective, an business enterprise that supports social marketers who are committed to the appropriate that everyone ought to have the hazard to live to their full ability.
She also serves as president of the choices board of administrators of College Track, a software she based in 1997 to put together disadvantaged excessive school college students for achievement in university. In addition to her work with Emerson Collective and College Track, Laurene serves on the boards of administrators of NewSchools Venture Fund, Teach for All, OZY Media, Conservation International and Stanford University. She also is a member of the choices Chairman’s advisory board of the Council on Foreign Relations. She holds a BA and a BSE from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the choices Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Eric Schmidt is the choices government chairman of Alphabet Inc. He is answerable for the choices external topics of all the retaining organization's corporations, together with Google Inc., advising their CEOs and management on business and policy troubles.
Prior to the choices establishment of Alphabet, Eric become the choices chairman of Google Inc. for four years. From 2001-2011, Eric served as Google’s chief government officer, overseeing the choices agency’s technical and commercial enterprise strategy alongside founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Under his management, Google dramatically scaled its infrastructure and diverse its product services at the same time as retaining a robust lifestyle of innovation, growing from a Silicon Valley startup to a worldwide chief in generation.
Prior to becoming a member of Google, Eric was the chairman and CEO of Novell and leader era officer at Sun Microsystems, Inc. Previously, he served on the choices studies personnel at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Bell Laboratories and Zilog. He holds a bachelor’s diploma in electrical engineering from Princeton University as well as a grasp’s diploma and Ph.D. in computer technology from the choices University of California, Berkeley.
Prior to co-founding Two Sigma Investments, David changed into Chief Technology Officer and Managing Director at Tudor Investment Corporation. After incomes his doctorate, David joined D. E. Shaw & Co. and rose to come to be the enterprise's first leader facts officer. While at D. E. Shaw & Co., he based and served as president of FarSight Financial Services, the sector's first integrated personal monetary services website, which became received by using Merrill Lynch. A graduate of Princeton University, David acquired a PhD in laptop science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in which he studied at its Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. David has had a lifelong interest in building shrewd computational systems and maintains to actively pursue this task at Two Sigma these days.
He currently sits on the choices Board of Directors of the choices Hamilton Insurance Group, the Scratch Foundation, NYC FIRST and NAF. In addition, David is a trustee of Carnegie Hall, an Executive Advisory Committee Member of the choices NSF/MIT Center for Brains, Minds & Machines and an advisory board member of Stanford’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society.
David is also a member of the Cornell Tech Board of Overseers and a member of the choices Corporation Visiting Committee for the choices MIT Media Laboratory.
Daniel C. Benton
Dan Benton is one of the top generation traders of his technology. After co-founding Andor Capital Management in 2001, Benton served as CEO till last the choices organization after a successful 15-12 months run. He now manages Benton Capital Management, a non-public own 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, turned into provided an honorary LHD from Colgate.
Benton began his profession as a securities analyst at Goldman Sachs in the mid-Nineteen Eighties. In 1993, Benton joined Dawson Samberg Capital Management as a generation analyst and portfolio manager. He later served as President of Pequot Capital Management (the choices successor corporation to Dawson Samberg), wherein he controlled the choices organization’s public marketplace generation funds and crew.
Benton has served on the choices board of Colgate seeing that 2001 and is the biggest benefactor inside the university’s 2 hundred-yr records. He also serves on the choices 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 changed into –at that time- a Professor of Algebra and Linear Programming. He has been an investor due to the fact 1952, and at 25, he founded Inbursa and Grupo Carso, agencies presently involved in special sports along with: enterprise, production, telecommunications, finance, power, mining, infrastructure, actual estate, and other regions, in greater than 40 nations.
In 1986, he installed the Fundación Carlos Slim to effect the choices maximum susceptible populations; the foundation has without delay benefited hundreds of thousands of human beings. With a marked feel of social responsibility, performance, and demonstrated outcomes, the inspiration has programs in diverse fields, consisting of schooling, employment, health, nutrition, social justice, way of life, human improvement, guide all through herbal disasters, protection and conservation of the environment, and financial development. These programs help improve the quality of existence for populations of every age, fostering the choices improvement of human capital and generating possibilities for humans, their groups, and their international locations. He has received severa awards for his enterprise and philanthropic paintings. He loves records in particular civilization modifications and human foundation, astrophysics, nature, culture, sports, and first of all, his family and buddies. He is the daddy of six kids.
Ratan Tata is an Indian businessman, investor, philanthropist and chairman emeritus of Tata Sons. He changed into the choices chairman of the Tata group, a Mumbai-primarily based worldwide enterprise conglomerate from 1991 until 2012, after having started his profession in the Tata group in 1962. He maintains to head the Tata group’s charitable trusts. He is a director on the board of Alcoa Inc. and serves on the choices jury panel of Pritzker Prize. He is also a member of the choices 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, appearing as Secretary Arne Duncan’s lead marketing consultant on fairness and civil rights, and main over 600 legal professionals as they revitalized civil rights enforcement in schooling. It’s why, prior to her paintings within the Obama Administration, Russlynn served as vp of the choices Education Trust in Washington, D.C. and based and ran Education Trust-West, in Oakland.
It’s why, these days, Russlynn has served as Emerson Collectives’ concept chief and ambassador on educational fine. As Managing Director at Emerson, she has formed investments in and partnerships with other agencies to enhance educational fairness inside the U.S. And, it’s why Russlynn founded and serves as a board member and CEO of XQ Institute, a collaboration committed to rethinking school in America. XQ Institute’s assignment is to increase new mastering possibilities for young people that open up the choices possibilities of the choices wider international. It’s first initiative, XQ: The Super School Project, is an open name to America’s students, instructors, directors, civic leaders, groups, entrepreneurs, artists and designers to fulfill the undertaking of preparing our college students for the choices future by way of designing the subsequent American excessive faculty.
David grew up in a circle of relatives of educators and observed them into the sphere. He went to public school in New York City earlier than enrolling at Yale University. At Yale, he taught reading to high school college students from low-earnings families and started Branch, an revolutionary network carrier application for internal-metropolis students in New Haven, Conn. Based on the success of Branch, David acquired a Rhodes Scholarship, which he used to have a look at English literature at the choices University of Oxford and classical academic philosophy at the University of Cambridge within the U.K. He back to the choices U.S. to paintings at McKinsey & Company for 5 years, where he led plenty of the company’s seasoned bono paintings in schooling.
With a group of educators, David founded the Grow Network, an enterprise committed to creating assessment results sincerely useful for instructors, mother and father and students. The Grow Network delivered step forward-first-class reviews for dad and mom and instructors as well as individualized mastering courses for students. McGraw-Hill obtained 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 moves based on evidence to enhance pupil consequences. Student Achievement Partners played a leading position in developing the choices Common Core State Standards in math and literacy. David left Student Achievement Partners in the fall of 2012 to grow to be president of the College Board.
David was named to the 2013 Time one hundred, the magazine’s annual listing of the choices one hundred most influential humans in the global. He has been recognized as certainly one of Time mag’s “eleven Education Activists for 2011” and became one of the NewSchools Venture Fund Change Agents of the Year for 2012. He is the choices proud father of two.
Linda Darling-Hammond is President of the choices Learning Policy Institute, as well as Professor of Education Emeritus and Faculty Director of the choices 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 choices National Academy of Education in addition to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her research and policy paintings attention on problems of instructional fairness, teaching great, and school reform. She has cautioned faculty leaders and policymakers at the nearby, kingdom, and federal stages. In 2008, she served as director of President Obama's schooling policy transition group. Among her 400+ publications, her e book, The Flat World and Education: How America’s Commitment to Equity will Determine our Future, obtained 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 maximum difference) from Temple University in 1978. She holds honorary tiers from 14 universities inside the United States and abroad and has received numerous awards for her contributions to investigate, policy, and exercise.
As dealing with accomplice at Emerson Collective, former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan returns to Chicago on a mission to enhance the lives of teenagers in his native land. Through partnerships with nearby enterprise leaders, network organizers, and nonprofit corporations, Duncan objectives to create task and lifestyles possibilities for disconnected children among the ages of 17 and 24.
Prior to becoming a member of the choices Obama Administration, Duncan served as chief government officer of Chicago Public Schools. From 2001 to 2008, Duncan gained praise for uniting the town’s stakeholders behind an schooling time table that included beginning one hundred new colleges; expanding after-school, summer learning, early early life, and college get right of entry to applications; dramatically boosting the choices quality of teachers; and constructing public-personal partnerships round a variety of training projects. Duncan graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1987, majoring in sociology. At Harvard he served as co-captain of the choices basketball team and became named a first crew Academic All-American.
Anne M. Finucane is vice chairman at Bank of America and a member of the organisation’s executive management crew. She is answerable for the choices strategic positioning of Bank of America and leads the choices organization’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) efforts. In addition, she oversees public coverage, client research and analytics, global advertising and communications. Finucane chairs the worldwide ESG Committee at Bank of America, which directs all the corporation’s ESG efforts. She stewards Bank of America’s $a hundred twenty five billion environmental business initiative, together with its $10 billion Catalytic Finance Initiative to mobilize market capital to supply new investment into excessive impact smooth strength projects. She oversees the choices organisation’s $1.2 billion Community Development Financial Institution portfolio and facilitates control Bank of America's 10-year, $1.five trillion community improvement lending and investing intention – the largest of its kind ever installed by way of a U.S. monetary institution. She additionally chairs the Bank of America Charitable Foundation, which includes its 10-12 months, $2 billion charitable giving purpose. Active within the community, Finucane serves on both corporate and nonprofit forums of directors consisting of Carnegie Hall, the National Sept. 11 Memorial & Museum, the choices 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 expert and public service accolades. Most these days, she become named to AdWeek’s 2016 Power List: Top one hundred Leaders in Marketing, Media & Tech. In 2013 she acquired the choices New York Women in Communications Matrix Award, which acknowledges amazing lifetime achievement within the communications enterprise, and the inaugural International Women’s Media Foundation Leadership Award. She became named 2013 Advertising Woman of the Year by Advertising Women of New York, and American Banker magazine yearly names her one of the “25 Most Powerful Women in Banking.”
Mark Hoplamazian is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hyatt Hotels Corporation. Prior to being appointed to his gift position in 2006, Hoplamazian served as President of The Pritzker Organization, L.L.C. (“TPO”), the principal financial and investment marketing consultant to positive Pritzker circle of relatives commercial enterprise hobbies. During his 17 12 months tenure with TPO he served as consultant to numerous Pritzker own family-owned groups, which includes Hyatt Hotels Corporation and its predecessors. He previously worked in international mergers and acquisitions at The First Boston Corporation in New York. Hoplamazian turned into appointed to the VF Corporation Board of Directors in February 2015, and serves on the choices 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 choices Board of Directors of New Schools for Chicago and of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and the choices Board of Trustees of the choices Aspen Institute and of the choices Latin School of Chicago. Mr. Hoplamazian is a member of the choices World Travel & Tourism Council and the choices Commercial Club of Chicago and is a member of the choices Discovery Class of the Henry Crown Fellowship.
Michael Horn speaks and writes approximately the choices future of education and works with a portfolio of education corporations to improve the lifestyles of each and each student. He is the co-founder of and a outstanding fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, a non-profit assume tank; he serves as a principal consultant for Entangled Solutions, which gives innovation services to better education institutions; and he is the director of the choices Education + Technology fund, a joint philanthropic challenge of Two Sigma and Robin Hood with the choices challenge of unlocking the potential of technology to advance achievement for low-profits students.
Isaacson is chair emeritus of Teach for America, which recruits recent university graduates to teach in underserved communities. From 2005-2007 he became the choices vice-chair of the Louisiana Recovery Authority, which oversaw the rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina. He was appointed by using President Barack Obama and confirmed through the choices Senate to serve as the chairman of the choices Broadcasting Board of Governors, which runs Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, and other worldwide proclaims 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 choices Overseers of Harvard University, the New Orleans Tricentennial Commission, Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Society of American Historians, the choices 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 become a Rhodes Scholar.
Amy Jarich is the choices Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of Undergraduate Admission at UC Berkeley. She has served in admissions leadership for well over a decade, moving to Berkeley from the choices University of Virginia in 2012. She began her admission work at Radford University, a Virginia public school near her fatherland inside the Blue Ridge Mountains. As the first in her family to attend university, Amy is inspired by the get entry to furnished by means of public universities. Admissions is Amy’s second profession. She started out her expert existence in public carrier, running in Washington DC for authorities and non-income. Amy holds a graduate degree from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service and an undergraduate diploma in French and International Affairs from Sweet Briar College. She is an elected member of the Board of Directors of the choices National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). Amy currently serves as an consultant to the Overseas Schools Project, subsidized by means of the US State Department, and sits on the choices Schawbel College Resource Center Advisory Board at the choices Boston Latin School.
David Kelley is the choices founder and chairman of IDEO. He also based Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, referred to as the d.school. As Stanford’s Donald W. Whittier Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Kelley is the choices Academic Director of each the degree-granting undergraduate and graduate applications in design inside the School of Engineering, and has been a professor inside 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 mentioned with severa design awards, and further to being inducted into the National Academy of Engineering, he holds honorary PhD’s from both the choices Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth and Art Center College in Pasadena. Widely recognised for teaching human-focused design method and design wondering to students and business executives, Kelley and his brother Tom co-authored the New York Times great-selling ebook, Creative Confidence: Unleashing the choices Creative Potential Within Us All.
Wendy Kopp is CEO and Co-founder of Teach For All, a worldwide community of independent businesses which are cultivating their international locations’ promising destiny leaders to make certain their maximum marginalized youngsters have the threat to fulfill their authentic capability. Wendy founded Teach For America in 1989 to marshal the power of her technology against academic inequity inside the United States. Today, more than 10,000 Teach For America corps contributors—first-rate current college graduates and specialists of all academic disciplines—are within the midst of two-12 months coaching commitments in 50 city and rural regions, and Teach For America has tested to be an unprecedented supply of long-term leadership for expanding opportunity for youngsters. After leading Teach For America’s increase and development for 24 years, in 2013, Wendy transitioned out of the role of CEO. Today, she remains an lively member of Teach For America's board.
Wendy led the choices improvement of Teach For All to be responsive to the choices initiative of inspiring social entrepreneurs round the arena who had been determined to evolve this technique of their very own countries. Now in its 8th year, the choices Teach For All network is constructed from companion corporations in extra than 35 international locations around the arena, which include its founding companions Teach For America and the choices U.K.’s Teach First.
Matt Larson is president of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), a 70,000-member worldwide arithmetic training organization. Previously, Larson changed into the K–12 curriculum professional for arithmetic in Lincoln (Nebraska) Public Schools for more than twenty years.
Matt Larson acquired his Ph.D., in curriculum and education, from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
Henry McCance joined Greylock in 1969 and specializes in the software program sector, even as overseeing Greylock's strategic course. During the forty years of his tenure, Greylock raised a series of 12 partnerships, with current dedicated capital in extra of $2 billion, and helped construct approximately three hundred developing corporations. Mr. McCance obtained the National Venture Capital's Lifetime Achievement Award in May 2004 and turned into voted one of the usa's 10 nice VCs with the aid of Forbes in 2000. In 2004, he co-founded the choices Cure Alzheimer's Fund, an entrepreneurial non-profit. In 2008, Cure Alzheimer's Fund's middle research undertaking become named a Top 10 Medical Breakthrough by way of Time magazine and CNN. Mr. McCance is a graduate of Yale University and the choices Harvard Business School.
James G. Nondorf is the choices Vice President for Enrollment and Student Advancement and Dean of College Admissions at the choices University of Chicago. Nondorf came to the University from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, in which he held the placement of Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid. Prior to serving at Rensselaer, Nondorf turned into the choices Director of Student Outreach and Associate Director of Admissions at Yale University. He is credited with streamlining the admissions system, developing specialised recruitment packages, and attaining giant increases in each applicant pool and yield costs while drawing from an increasingly diverse demographic institution. He also served as a fellow at Yale's Berkley College, wherein he turned into chargeable for advising undergraduate college students, in addition to supporting in planning residential events and features. He started his career with the Cambridge Technology Group (CTG), in which he held progressively responsible positions in the end main to his function as president. Prior to his tenure at Yale, he turned into worried inside the begin-up of the choices Terrace Community School, a constitution college in Tampa, Florida, where he served as founding teacher, musical director, and educate. Nondorf obtained 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 choices Managing Partner of GSV AcceleraTE, a project capital fund investing in splendid marketers and their agencies inside the $75B training and expertise generation sector. In addition, she is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of the choices ASU+GSV Summit and Founder and Senior Advisor of GSV Advisors. Now in its tenth yr, the choices ASU+GSV Summit celebrates improvements and innovators throughout the worldwide “preK to Gray” gaining knowledge of and talent landscape and attracts over 4,000 attendees.
Deborah currently serves on the choices forums of Ascend Learning (a portfolio organization 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 forums 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 choices Future of Work Advisory Committee. She is a member of the choices Steering Committee of the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition. She formerly served on the choices board of a number of education companies which include The Chicago Board of Education (CPS) and KIPP: Chicago.
Deborah acquired the choices 2014 Arnold M. Berlin ’46 Distinguished Service to Princeton Award from the choices Princeton University Club of Chicago, the 2014 Visionary of the choices Year Award from CFY PowerMyLearning, the 2016 LEAP Innovator in Education “Champion” Award from LEAP Innovations, the 2016 Inaugural Impact Award from Golden Apple Foundation, and the choices 2017 Visionary Award from the Association of American Publishers (AAP). Deborah graduated cum laude with a BA in history from Princeton University in 1982 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1987.
Stuart Schmill is dean of admissions and pupil economic offerings for the choices Massachusetts Institute of Technology. During his long tenure at MIT, Schmill has served the Institute in a number of positions, which includes Director of Crew; Director of Parent, Student, and Young Alumni Programs within the MIT Alumni Association; Director of MIT’s Educational Council; and Senior Associate Director of Admissions. Schmill joined the choices admissions workplace in 2002, was appointed Dean in 2008, and introduced Student Financial Services to his portfolio in 2016. An revolutionary and compassionate leader, Schmill has been commemorated with severa leadership and education awards, and has served as a speaker at admissions conferences around the arena, in addition to visitor 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, consisting of the choices 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 diploma in Mechanical Engineering from MIT in 1986.
Sandy Speicher is a Partner at the global layout and innovation corporation IDEO. She is the choices Managing Director of IDEO’s Education exercise, which seems to people’s unmet wishes, desires, and aspirations to inspire new solutions for a huge kind of challenges—from the ways that humans are getting to know to the methods that systems are working. She and her groups have helped to create a scalable, cheap college model in Peru, techniques to improve colleges for the choices terrible in India, digital getting to know structures that meet the needs of today’s students, and a brand new vision for the choices meals machine in San Francisco’s faculties. Recently, she collaborated with Carnegie Corporation to launch 100k in 10, which President Clinton has called a brand new model for social change. Sandy serves as a strategic adviser to the choices K-12 Lab Network at the Stanford d.faculty.. She is on advisory forums of 100k in 10, and Pioneer Academies in South Africa. Prior to joining IDEO, Sandy taught visible communications at Washington University in St. Louis, and spent six years teaching design questioning to fifth-graders at a public faculty in San Francisco. Sandy holds an MA in Education from Stanford University and a BFA in Visual Communications from Washington University.
Fareed Zakaria hosts Fareed Zakaria GPS, is editor-at-massive and a columnist for TIME magazine, and a columnist for The Washington Post, and an worldwide bestselling writer. Zakaria became editor of Newsweek International from 2000 to 2010 and a columnist for Newsweek. Prior to his tenure at Newsweek, Zakaria become handling editor of Foreign Affairs, a main 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 beliefs application This Week with George Stephanopoulos, and as the host of Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria on PBS. He has received severa awards and been named to numerous lists, inclusive of Foreign Policy mag's listing of “Top 100 Global Thinkers” and Newsweek mag's “Power 50” listing of the choices maximum influential political figures of 2010. In 1999, Esquire magazine named Zakaria as “One of the 21 Most Important People of the twenty first Century.” He serves on the choices forums of Yale University, the Council of Foreign Relations, the choices Trilateral Commission, and Shakespeare and Company, a theater group within the Berkshires. He has acquired honorary levels from Brown, the choices University of Miami, and Oberlin College, amongst different instructional establishments. Zakaria earned a bachelor's diploma from Yale University and a doctorate in political technology from Harvard University.
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