David Blake

Co-Founder and CEO

It is David Blake’s belief that learning is too important to stay the way it is and has spent his career innovating higher education and lifelong learning.

David is the Co-Founder and CEO of Degreed. Individuals and organizations apply Degreed’s platform to discover the world’s best learning resources and track their learning experience.

Prior to Degreed, he helped launched a competency-based, accredited university and was a founding team member at Zinch (acquired by Chegg NASDQ: CHGG). David was selected as a Top EdTech Entrepreneur by the Stanford d.School EdTech Lab which is sponsored by Teach For America and NewSchools Venture Fund.

David has been published in Harvard Technology Review, Business Insider, TechCrunch, and Huffington Post. He has spoken around the world on the topic of the future of learning, including at the ASU Education Innovation Summit, EdTech Europe, and at TEDx.


October 5, 2016
The Shift: From Innovative Chaos to Personalization
Reunion Ballroom
9:10 a.m.  -  10:00 a.m.