Host Committee Members

Jeanne Allen

CEO at Center for Education Reform

Luyen Chou

Chief Product Officer at Pearson

Carmen Farina

NYC Schools Chancellor of the NYC Department of Education

Susan Fuhrman

President at Teachers College, Columbia University

Matt Greenfield

Managing Director at Rethink Education

David Levin

CEO of McGraw-Hill Education

Maia Sharpley

EVP, Innovation and Strategic Initiatives at Charter Schools USA

Susan Wolford

Managing Director at BMO Capital

Nasir Qadree

Head of Education at Village Capital

Michael Murphy

Founder and Managing Partner at Rosecliff Ventures

Denise Gallucci

CEO at GEMS Education Americas

Sophie Yifan Chen

Partner at JMDedu

Ben Wallerstein

CEO/Co-founder of Whiteboard Advisors

Ted Magder

Vice Dean for Academic Affairs at NYU Steinhardt

Rishi Kapal

Managing Director at Edugild Accelerator

Charles Rockefeller

Head of Partnership at Composite Apps and Trustee at Asia Society

Seth Reynolds

Managing Director at Parthenon-EY

Zach Posner

Managing Director at McGraw-Hill Education

Daniel Pianko

Partner at University Ventures

Brian Napack

Board Member of Blackboard and HMH

Charles McIntyre

Co-founder of Edtech Europe

Doug Lynch

Professor at University of Southern California and CLO at Cognotion

Tim Loomer

Managing Director at Tyton Partners

Rob Grimshaw

CEO of TES Global

Mark Greenberg

Chief Innovation Office at the Center for Education Reform

Chris Whittle

Co-founder of Avenues: The World School

Antti Korhonen

CEO of XEdu

Thomas Moebus

Principal of TenXGrowth

Michael Moe

Co-Founder & Partner at GSV Asset Management

Milana Hogan

Chief Recruitment Officer at Sullivan and Cromwell

Steve Kuyan

Managing Director of Future Labs at NYU Tandon

Jason Saltzman

CEO/Co-founder of Alley

James Rowan

Senior Advisor at Stifel Investment Banking

Michael Staton

Partner at Learn Capital

Jared Hendricks

Senior Managing Director at Centerbridge Foundation

Vivek Kamath

Partner at Tyton Partners

Frederick Hess

Director of Education Policy Studies at American Enterprise Institute

John Hussey

Chief Strategy Officer at Battelle for Kids

Bobbi Kurshan

Executive Director of Academic Innovation at Penn GSE

Paul Gollash

CEO at Voxy

Joshua Schwartz

Founder & Managing Partner, East Wind Advisors

Dominic Brewer

NYU Steinhardt

Ian Fordham

Education Foundation UK

Peter Cohen

President US Education at McGraw-Hill Education

Chris Curran

Managing Partner at Tyton Partners

Jonathan Harber

Former CEO of Pearson K-12 Technology and founder of SchoolNet

Lisa Lewin

Former MD of Tech Product at Pearson and VP at McGraw-Hill Education

Josh Reibel

Former CEO of Amplify Learning

John Katzman

CEO of Noodle Education

Andrew Ackerman

Managing Director DreamIt Ventures

Dr. Gail Mellow

President at LaGuardia Community College

Michael Bijaoui

Partner & COO at East Wind Advisors

Arrun Kapoor

Managing Director of SJF Ventures

Mia Hegazy

Growth Equity Investor at Catalyst Investors

John Danielson

Senior Advisor to the Global Education Sector

Frank Bonsal III

Director of Entrepreneurship at Towson University

Graham Forman

Edvocate Capital

Ted Brodheim

Samsung, former CIO of NYC DoE

Ash Kaluarachchi

Co-Founder at StartEd and former Program Manager at Techstars

Rick Segal

Managing Partner at Rethink Education

Lincoln Frank

Managing Partner at Quad Partners

Bart Epstein

Founding CEO of Jefferson Education at the University of Virginia

Seth Andrew

Fmr. White House Sr. Advisor for EdTech & Founder of REVed & Democracy Prep