Featured Voices

Lori Foster

Head of Behavioral Science, Pymetrics

Ashley Beckner

Venture Partner, Omidyar Network

Jomayra Herrera

Manager, Education Technology Investments, Emerson Collective

Aaron Frumin

Executive Director, UnCommon Construction

Lisa Koleda Tenorio

Education & Learning for Unreal Engine at Epic Games

Tamara Atkinson

CEO of Workforce Solutions Capital Area Austin, TX

Michael Taft

CEO & Co-founder, ZogoTech

Al Bunshaft

Senior Vice President of Global Affairs, Americas, for Dassault Systèmes

Samantha Sengel

Vice President, Advancement & Enrollment Strategy, CNM

Katherine Bihr, Ed.D.

Vice President, Programs and Education for TGR Foundation

Michael L Simpson

Co-founder and CEO, PAIRIN

Sara Skvirsky

Research Director, IFTF

Kazique J. Prince, Ph.D

CEO, Jelani Consulting, LLC

Cory Eyler

Vice President & General Manager, ed2go

Felix W. Ortiz III

CEO, Viridis Learning

Landon Taylor

Chief Executive Officer, Base 11

Brandi Will

SVP, Program Development, York Solutions

Shane Keller

Designer. Curator. Educator. GCF Global

Dr. Patrick Michel

Vice President, K12’s Career Readiness Program Design

Adam Boswell

Sr. Principal Engineer, Western Governors University, Education Technology

Lois Johnson

Director of Workforce Strategies, Workforce Development Institute NY

Dara Warn

Chief Operating Officer, Penn Foster Education Group

Kathleen deLaski

Founder and President, Education Design Lab

Kumar Garg

Senior Director for Technology and Society, Schmidt Futures

Merrilea Mayo, Ph.D.

Founder, Mayo Enterprices, LLC

Marina Gorbis

Executive Director, Institute for the Future (IFTF)

Charles Tsai

Manager of Social Innovation Partnerships, Fossil Foundation

Brian Fleming

Executive Director Sandbox Collaborative, SNHU

Parminder Jassal

Institute for the Future, Work + Learn Futures Group Director

Gerald R. Solomon

Executive Director, Samueli Foundation

Mayor Steve Adler

City of Austin

Jessica García-Kohl

Principal, Koine Strategies

Pete Janzow

Vice President of Business Development, Credly

Robin Boggs

U.S. Corporate Citizenship Lead, Accenture

Gracie Vega

Director of Human Resources, Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

Larry E. Temple

Executive Director, Texas Workforce Commission

Jeff Finkle

President and CEO, International Economic Development Council

Russell Krumnow

Director, Working Up

Matt Greenfield

Managing Partner, ReThink Education

Daniel Hernandez

Director, Target Headquarters

Fadekemi Adetosoye

Strategy and Innovation Leader, WAVE Academy

Hope Clark Ph.D

Research Affiliate, Work + Learn Futures

Joel Crandall

Senior Director of Operations, Genesys Works

Mike Marriner

Co-founder, Roadtrip Nation

Doug Donovan

CEO and Co-Founder, Interplay Learning

Jacob Hsu

CEO, Catalyte

Holly Zanville

Senior Advisor, Credentialing and Workforce Development, Lumina Foundation

Ginger Gossman

Senior Director, Innovation and Policy Development Academic Planning and Policy Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Virginia Hamilton

Senior Lead, Design Thinking and Innnovation at American Institutes for Research

Annie Knickman Plancher

Chief of Staff and Strategy, Social Finance

Kelem Butts

Director of Charitable Operations, AT&T

Jamai Wallis Blivin

Innovate+Educate, CEO

Audrey Williams-Lee

VP, Corporate Human Resources & Global Philanthropy Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Alejandro Leza

Director, Corporate Work Study, Cristo Rey Network

Katherine Prince

Senior Director, Strategic Foresight, KnowledgeWorks

Erika Bucaro

Supervisor of Education Programs, McDonald’s

Garrett Groves

Vice President of Business and Industry Partnerships, Austin Community College District

Laura Lai

Senior Program Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility, AT&T

Sara D. Watson

Global Director, ReadyNation

Ben Brown

The Association of Young Americans, CEO

Dylan Hendricks

Co-Director of Future 50 Partnership, IFTF

Jake Edwards

Director, Social Finance

Stephanie Borowski

President & CEO, GPS Education Partners