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Pramod Sharma is the CEO and Co-Founder at Osmo. Osmo is building a universe of hands-on play experiences that nourish the minds of children by unleashing the power of imagination. The company brings physical play into the digital world through augmented reality and its proprietary reflective artificial intelligence. How did your education and previous professional experience shape your...
Jennifer Larson is co-founder and CEO of Hive Digital Minds, the creators of SchoolBzz. She is a technology entrepreneur, charter public school founder, and mother of four children who is passionate about finding innovative ways to engage parents and supporters in their child’s learning journey. SchoolBzz is the culmination of Jennifer’s 15 years in education, working with thousands of educators and paren...
Jay Tokosch is the CEO and founder of NoteAffect, a platform that enables teachers and students to engage together through classroom lecture content, real-time polling, and asking questions. Tokosch has a successful track record of creating technology startups and scaling them into profitable companies. His specialty is creating startup businesses with new products that do not exist in the market and b...
Jessica Rosenberg is a body-mind educator, author, and the creator of the Super Stretch Yoga app and well-being program for children. She is committed to helping tots to teens live a healthy life free from stress and anxiety. Her podcast empowers and inspires listeners to find joy and freedom from...
Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek is the Stanley and Debra Lefkowitz Faculty Fellow in the Department of Psychology at Temple University and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Her research examines the development of early language and literacy as well as the role of play in learning. Her recent book, Becoming Brilliant: What the Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children, released in 2016, was on the New York Times Best Seller ...
Jake Schaufeld is the Chief Executive Officer of Curator Solutions, a company that specializes in delivering simple yet powerful technology for course content creation and content management, as well as off-the-shelf content for both Higher Education and Corporate Learning. Schaufeld co-founded Virginia-based Real Time Cases, which merged with Florida-base...
Julia Franks claims two professional loves: literature and how to teach it. She's the author of the novel Over the Plain Houses, which was an NPR Book of the Year and won five major literary prizes. She taught high school English for decades and is now an Atlanta-based web entrepreneur and the founder of Loose Canon, a social media and publishing platform fo...
Nick Lum is the founder and CEO of BeeLine Reader, an edtech and accessibility startup. Lum's work has been covered by the New York Times, NPR, and the BBC. How did your education and previous professional experience shape your current work at Beeline Reader? I studied linguistics in college, and my interest in language and cognition certainly helped spur my creation...
Greg Fenton is co-founder and CEO of RedShelf, a Chicago-based edtech company helping to improve education. RedShelf collaborates with hundreds of publishers and colleges to make education both more affordable and more effective by providing dynamic digital course materials and an end-to-end Content Delivery System for effortlessly distributing those materials. Fenton co-founded RedShelf after gradu...
Sumesh co-founded Board Infinity, a full-stack career platform aimed at increasing interaction between academia and industry. He holds an MBA from SPJain Mumbai and previously worked as a senior consultant in PwC US Advisory. He has worked with Fortune 500 clients delivering multiple engagements focused on post-merger integration projects, cost-reduction exercises, people and organization, program ma...