Meet the Sharks

Senator Tom Kean Jr.

Senator Tom Kean Jr.

Senator, NJ

Rusty Greiff

Rusty Greiff

1776

Matt Sigelman

Matt Sigelman

Burning Glass

Mark Miller

Mark Miller

LearnLaunch

Liam Pisano

Liam Pisano

LearnLaunch

Kate	Walker

Kate Walker

Princeton Review

Julie	Samuels

Julie Samuels

Tech:NYC

John Yoo

John Yoo

TeachersPayTeachers.com

Jason Palmer

Jason Palmer

New Markets Venture Partners

Brad Lane

Brad Lane

Atlas Capital Partners & RIDGE-LANE LP

Antti Korhonen

Antti Korhonen

XEdu

Adam Fried

Adam Fried

Harrington Park School District

Michael Walden

Michael Walden

Partner at ReThink Education

Matthew Hanson

Matthew Hanson

Partner at GSV Asset Management

Jim Mahoney

Jim Mahoney

Executive Director at Battelle for Kids

Betsy Zeigler

Betsy Zeigler

Chief Innovation Officer at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Brandon Avrutin

Brandon Avrutin

Rethink Education

Jeff Parkinson

Jeff Parkinson

KEC Ventures

William Ethridge

William Ethridge

Ethridge Advisors, Ed's Angels

Kevin McAliley

Kevin McAliley

CEO of Think Through Math

John	Hussey

John Hussey

Chief Strategy Officer | Battelle for Kids

Steven Hodas

Steven Hodas

Digital Promise

Steven Kupfer

Steven Kupfer

Red House Capital

Matt Greenfield

Matt Greenfield

Managing Director at Rethink Education

Maia Sharpley

Maia Sharpley

EVP, Innovation and Strategic Initiatives at Charter Schools USA

Susan Wolford

Susan Wolford

Managing Director at BMO Capital

Nasir Qadree

Nasir Qadree

Head of Education at Village Capital

Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy

Founder and Managing Partner at Rosecliff Ventures

Ben Wallerstein

Ben Wallerstein

CEO/Co-founder of Whiteboard Advisors

Seth Reynolds

Seth Reynolds

Managing Director at Parthenon-EY

Zach Posner

Zach Posner

Managing Director at McGraw-Hill Education

Daniel Pianko

Daniel Pianko

Partner at University Ventures

Brian Napack

Brian Napack

Board Member of Blackboard and HMH

James Rowan

James Rowan

Senior Advisor at Stifel Investment Banking

Joshua Schwartz

Joshua Schwartz

Founder & Managing Partner, East Wind Advisors

Chris Curran

Chris Curran

Managing Partner at Tyton Partners

Andrew Ackerman

Andrew Ackerman

Managing Director DreamIt Ventures

Dr. Gail Mellow

Dr. Gail Mellow

President at LaGuardia Community College

Arrun Kapoor

Arrun Kapoor

Managing Director of SJF Ventures

Mia Hegazy

Mia Hegazy

Growth Equity Investor at Catalyst Investors

Frank Bonsal III

Frank Bonsal III

Director of Entrepreneurship at Towson University

Lincoln Frank

Lincoln Frank

Managing Partner at Quad Partners

Bart Epstein

Bart Epstein

Founding CEO of Jefferson Education at the University of Virginia

Sharon Laday

Sharon Laday

Macmillan New Ventures

Nathan Graf

Nathan Graf

Evercore

Meet the Experts

Dean Bob Pianta

Dean Bob Pianta

Dean, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

Nicole Neal

Nicole Neal

CEO, Noodle Markets

Carly Cooper

Carly Cooper

Global Head of Experience Design, Infosys

Ron Packard

Ron Packard

CEO, Pansophic Learning

David Levin

David Levin

CEO, McGraw-Hill

Lindsey Burke

Lindsey Burke

Policy Fellow, The Hertigage Foundation

Andy Rotherham

Andy Rotherham

Managing Partner, Bellwether & contributor, US News & World Report

Chip Paucek

Chip Paucek

2U

Steve Smith

Steve Smith

CEO, Hobsons

Bart Epstein

Bart Epstein

CEO, Jefferson Accelarator

Jake Schwartz

Jake Schwartz

CEO, General Assembly

Betsy Corcoran

Betsy Corcoran

CEO, EdSurge

Fiona Hollands

Fiona Hollands

Professor, Teachers College Columbia University

Regis Chasse

Regis Chasse

Learning & Talent Executive, CapGemini

Beth Doyle

Beth Doyle

Interim VP, CAEL

Todd Tauber

Todd Tauber

VP, Degreed

Monica Herk

Monica Herk

Director, Conference Board

Goldie Blumenstyk

Goldie Blumenstyk

Sr. Writer, Chronicle of Higher Education

Rahul Varma

Rahul Varma

CLO, Accenture

Nick Howe

Nick Howe

CLO, Area9 Learning

Bridget O’Connor

Bridget O’Connor

Professor, NYU Steinhardt

Mary McNevin

Mary McNevin

CLO, Signature Healthcare

Mordy Golding

Mordy Golding

VP, Content Strategy, Lynda.com at LinkedIn

Mike Prokopeak

Mike Prokopeak

VP, Editor in Chief, Human Capital Media Group

Bridget Burns

Bridget Burns

Exec. Director, UIA

Stella Flores

Stella Flores

Professor, NYU

Wally Boston

Wally Boston

December 9, 2016

Jane Swift

Jane Swift

CEO of Middlebury Interactive Languages

Peter Smith

Peter Smith

Professor of Innovative Practices in Higher Education, Orkland Chair, UMUC

Doug Lederman

Doug Lederman

Editor & Founder, Inside Higher Ed

Jeffrey Henig

Jeffrey Henig

Professor, Columbia

Sherwin Collette

Sherwin Collette

CITO, Montgomery Schools

Karen Gallagher

Karen Gallagher

Dean, Rossier School of Ed, USC

Chris Cerf

Chris Cerf

Superintendent of Newark Public Schools

Derrell Bradford

Derrell Bradford

Executive Director of NYCAN

Josh Starr

Josh Starr

CEO of PDK International

Kai-lee Berke

Kai-lee Berke

CEO of Teaching Strategies

Elanna Yalow

Elanna Yalow

Chief Academic Officer of KinderCare

Katharine Stevens

Katharine Stevens

AEI Scholar of American Enterprise Institute

Romy Drucker

Romy Drucker

December 9, 2016

Carolyn Strom

Carolyn Strom

Visiting Assistant Professor

Jan Plass

Jan Plass

Professor, NYU Steinhardt

Alex Ruthmann

Alex Ruthmann

Associate Professor

Alicia Glen

Alicia Glen

Deputy Mayor New York City

Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy

Fox Business

Mike Barger

Mike Barger

Founding CLO jetBlue

Mark Milliron

Mark Milliron

Co-Founder & Chief Learning Officer, Civitas

Jim Shelton

Jim Shelton

President, Chan Zuckerberg Education

Larry Berger

Larry Berger

Amplify

Deborah Kenny

Deborah Kenny

Harlem Village Academies

Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton

President of NYU

Gerard Robinson

Gerard Robinson

AEI

Jeanne Allen

Jeanne Allen

CEO at Center for Education Reform

Carmen Farina

Carmen Farina

NYC Schools Chancellor of the NYC Department of Education

Susan Fuhrman

Susan Fuhrman

President at Teachers College, Columbia University

Denise Gallucci

Denise Gallucci

CEO at GEMS Education Americas

Doug Lynch

Doug Lynch

Professor at University of Southern California and CLO at Cognotion

Dominic Brewer

Dominic Brewer

NYU Steinhardt

Jonathan Harber

Jonathan Harber

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

John Katzman

John Katzman

CEO of Noodle Education

Ash Kaluarachchi

Ash Kaluarachchi

Co-Founder at StartEd and former Program Manager at Techstars

Seth Andrew

Seth Andrew

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