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Ryan Haynes is the co-founder and CTO of Osmosis, a medical education startup that aims to democratize access to healthcare education. He currently leads the team that builds learning tools based on cognitive science at Osmosis. Haynes completed his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at Georgia Tech, where he authored open access textbooks on linear algebra and computer science, and earned ...
Eddie Lin is the CEO and co-founder of NexusEdge, an online company that partners with institutions to give students access to video mentoring and microcredentials as well as courses on Linkedin Learning intended to supplement traditional courses. He started his career in New York at UBS Investment Bank and Goldman Sachs. He also worked in marketing at Adobe and competed as a contestant on the reality ...
Scott Lee is the CEO and founder of Gooroo, an online platform that connects parents and students with qualified tutors based on their specifications of subject, location, learning style, and educational aspirations. While private tutoring is notorious for being only available to affluent households, Gooroo aims to change that by making individualized instruction more accessible. How did y...
Harold Goldberg is a writer of many talents on many topics, but he is particularly known for his writing on video games. He was one of the original video game reviewers for Wired and Entertainment Weekly, founded the New York Game Awards, and has written for countless publications about games, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, NPR, and Playboy. In 2011, he founded the
Michael Fricano II is a Technology Integration Specialist at 'Iolani School, a private K-12 school in Honolulu, Hawaii. He also runs the EdTechnocation blog, where he shares EdTech ideas, resources, or other materials. Michael is a passionate proponent of technology and an active voice on the edtech Twittersphere. ...
10 years ago, journalist Lenore Skenazy let her nine-year-old son take the subway home from a nearby department store. That simple act created a media firestorm around parenting and supervision of children. Skenazy believed that kids should have more independence and that parents often smothered them with constant hovering, a practice that...
Angela Washko is an artist, writer, and Carnegie Mellon University professor devoted to creating new forums for discussing feminism in the spaces most hostile toward it. She has facilitated the Council on Gender Sensitivity and Behavioral Awareness in World of Warcraft since 2012, and most recently has been showcasing her video game, The Game: The Game, an ex...
Brian Hill is the CEO of Edovo, a Chicago-based venture that aims to reduce recidivism by bringing tech-enabled education and communication tools to incarcerated people. Hill was in his first year of a JD/MBA at Northwestern University when he began work on a Social Impact Bond initiative for the largest single-site jail in Chicago. This exposure prompted him to create the Edovo platform, which has sca...
Claudia Recchi is the co-founder and CEO of ClassPulse. She and her sister founded ClassPulse with the goal of updating professor and course reviews that college students often ignore at the end of each semester. The ClassPulse app allows students to communicate directly with professors throughout the semester in order to know what is or isn’t working. The siblings were inspired to start the company...
Dmitry Stavisky is the co-founder and CEO at Edwin.ai, an innovative education technology company redefining how people around the world learn English to succeed at work and in life. Its mission is to improve the economic prospects of over 800 million students learning English as a foreign language. Edwin combines the latest AI technologies, effective pedagogical content, and an innovative business model t...