Adam McGowan
Adam McGowan is the founder and CEO of, a venture that helps innovators validate and execute their early stage ideas through a combination of strategy consulting and agile development of web and mobile applications. [MORE]

Alex Goldberg
Alex Goldberg is an entrepreneur & angel who invests in early-staged technology startups under the name Canary Ventures. He had more than a decade of experience in product management, business development, and strategy roles within [MORE]

Alex Grodd
Alex Grodd is the founder and CEO of BetterLesson, a curriculum-sharing community that connects teachers and helps them share high-quality lessons and best practices. After graduating from Harvard with a degree in political [MORE]

Alo Mukerji
A seasoned product management professional specializing in product strategy, product pricing, new product selection and market research, Alo is currently the Director, Products at Buildium [MORE]

Ambar Bhattacharyya
Ambar Bhattacharyya is a vice president in BVP’s Cambridge, MA office. He focuses on investments in early- and growth-stage healthcare and education companies and has been closely involved in Bessemer’s investments in Verastem (IPO), OvaScience [MORE]

Ameeta Soni
As Chief Marketing Officer, Ameeta led strategic planning as well as corporate, industry and product marketing at VFA, a late stage VC -backed company providing software and services for facilities capital planning. [MORE]

Andrew Joseph
A technology company veteran with 20+ years of experience, Andrew is one of the founders of TenMarks and is responsible for driving the go-to-market strategy for the company. Andrew has served as an executive at many early stage technology companies where he successfully managed [MORE]

Ann Koufman-Frederick
Ann Koufman-Frederick is currently Vice President of Learning Innovation at Consulting Services for Education ( She has served in several Massachusetts district public school leadership positions, including Deputy Superintendent for Teaching & Learning in Newton, [MORE]

Cathy Mannick
Catherine Mannick Catherine Mannick is General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer of AcadiaSoft, Inc., a financial services software company with operations in the U.S. and Western Europe. Prior to joining AcadiaSoft, [MORE]

Chris Quirk
Chris Quirk has over 20 years of experience in the software industry. He is The Achievement Network’s Chief Technology Officer. Having worked at seven startups in the Boston area, he has deep experience with taking innovations to scale. [MORE]

Chris Tine
Chris started his career in education before taking an 8-year detour into TV and Documentary Film production. In 2007 he came back around, joining NBC News to start an education division which resulted in the launch of four digital education/news businesses (, What’s Your [MORE]

Chris Vento
Chris Vento is a software product and technology leader with proven experience as a visionary innovator in defining the strategic technology and product direction, underlying architecture, and development of next generation highly innovative and disruptive software solutions [MORE]

Christine Zanchi
Christine Zanchi is an Executive Producer and Director of Digital Education Strategy for WGBH’s Children’s Media Group. Christine is currently leading production on a three-year, NSF-funded grant to explore preschool math learning through a blend of hands-on activities and tablet-based [MORE]

Christopher Mirabile
Christopher Mirabile is the co-Managing Director of Launchpad Venture Group, a venture investment group focused on seed and early-stage investments in technology-oriented companies. Launchpad is the largest angel group in New [MORE]

Conall Ryan
Conall Ryan has held executive positions with major publishing companies and venture-backed software startups. For the past twenty years he has focused on developing digital products that help people learn. His specialty is connecting people, technologies, and companies to form mutually [MORE]

Dan Powdermaker
Dan is a customer-focused leader who builds and leads sales, marketing and business development organizations that have consistently won in the marketplace. He has developed high performance teams across multiple cultures and created substantial value in early-stage and mature companies. [MORE]

Dan Silverburg
Dan is a senior vice president at Cengage Learning, a leading educational content, software, and services company serving the academic, professional, and library markets worldwide. Dan works daily with educators and institutions to ensure Cengage Learning’s products and services foster [MORE]

Dave Meyers
Dave designs products and learning experiences that give teachers the tools and techniques to get their students engaged with even the most complex academic tasks. Working together with teachers in their classrooms, Dave guides both [MORE]

Don McLagan
Don McLagan is an information industry entrepreneur. Now he is advising entrepreneurial CEOs and writing poetry. Previously, he was Chairman, President and CEO of Compete. Incwhich was successfully acquired by Taylor Nelson Sofres in March 2008. Don serves as an advisor or Board [MORE]

Donal Toole
Donal Toole has worked with the Christian Science Monitor since 2004, initially developing the business models used to transform the daily newspaper into a digital first media company. More recently he led the turnaround of the syndication business, [MORE]

Evan Bienstock
Evan’s practice involves all aspects of corporate and securities law for emerging growth, early stage and start-up companies in the digital media, energy and clean technology, sustainability and life sciences industries. [MORE]

Jay Dia
Jay Dia is the Founder of Boxconcepts Consulting, a Boston-area operations and product management consultancy focused on helping entrepreneurial businesses transform innovative ideas into marketable products. [MORE]

Jay Halfond
Jay A. Halfond was dean of Boston University’s Metropolitan College for the past dozen years. Prior, he held a variety of positions at Northeastern University and Harvard University, served as the chair of the trustees of Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, and taught [MORE]

Jeff Whatcott
Jeff Whatcott leads worldwide marketing for Brightcove, a leading provider of cloud services for video with over 6300 customers in more than 70 countries. Jeff has led product strategy and go-to-market strategy for software business representing [MORE]

Jeremy Halpern
Jeremy Halpern, is a Partner, and the Director of Business Development, Emerging Companies Group, at Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP. Jeremy is a former entrepreneur, and is currently an angel investor, and member of the [MORE]

Joe Caruso
Joe Caruso is an active angel investor, and serves as mentor, coach and personal advisor to CEO’s and entrepreneurs, dealing with issues of strategy, leadership, and venture capital. He has served as interim CEO for public and private companies in [MORE]

Katie Vale
Katie L. Vale has served as the Director of Academic Technology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University since January 2008. She oversees initiatives in supporting teaching, learning and academic workflow within the [MORE]

Kellian Adams Pletcher
Kellian Adams Pletcher loves green doors. She loves doors of any sort, in fact, because they often lead to something interesting. As the CEO and Mastermind of Green Door Labs, Kellian works with some of the most interesting doors in the world: those that lead into museums, libraries and [MORE]

Kevin Custer
Kevin Custer; a Founding Principal of Arc Capital Development, a Private Equity firm focused on the Education and Healthcare markets. He has been the primary architect in the launching of six startups, all becoming multi-million dollars companies, three of which achieved over $20 [MORE]

Krishna Kannan
Krishna Kannan is the Director of Product Management at Visible Measures, an analytics-driven video advertising company. At Visible Measures he’s lead numerous product initiatives to support 300% revenue growth for the last several years. Currently, [MORE]

Marlowe Teig
Marlowe G. Teig is a retired Managing Director at Berkery, Noyes & Co., an investment bank providing mergers and acquisitions management, asset valuation, and expert financial [MORE]

Michael Boezi
Michael Boezi is an Independent Advisor and Content Strategist, specializing in helping authors and publishers make the Shift to Digital. He is a longtime publishing veteran who has always been at the [MORE]

Liam Pisano
Liam Pisano is a Principal at Hercules Technology Growth Capital where he focuses on investments in later stage venture and lower middle market investment opportunities in the technology and education [MORE]

Patrick Supanc
Patrick Supanc is currently President and Acting Head of Digital Learning for Pearson International. Recently, Patrick was the founder and President of Alleyoop, a new digital consumer college readiness start-up, incubated at Pearson. In 2012, Alleyoop was awarded “Best [MORE]

Paul Crockett
Paul Crockett is the Director of New Media Innovation and Strategy at Pearson Education. He leads a team focused on developing next-generation learning applications and accelerating Pearson’s digital services [MORE]

Peter Dublin
President and founder of Flink Learning and developer of its flagship application, FlinkMake, Peter Dublin has been chief executive of the company and its predecessor for the past 35 years. [MORE]

Reed Sturtevant
Reed Sturtevant’s career spans 30 years in the software industry and includes company formation, technology strategy, engineering management, product management, and software development. [MORE]

Richard Dale
Richard Dale is Managing Director of Big Data Boston Ventures, a new VC fund that invests in early stage big data companies. Richard’s proven leadership abilities combined with deep technical and operational expertise provide a platform to advise entrepreneurs in building [MORE]

Rita Ferrandino
Rita Ferrandino, a Founding Principal of Arc Capital Development, has built a reputation as one of the most effective strategists and coalition-builders in the education community. She is a nationally recognized STEM education expert [MORE]

Rob Go
Rob is a co-founder and Partner at NextView Ventures. He tries to spend as much time as possible working with entrepreneurs to develop products that solve important problems for everyday people. [MORE]

Sarah Hogan
Sarah Hogan advises biotechnology, health care and technology companies in all stages of maturation on commercialization of their technology and intellectual property assets, including counseling with respect to collaborations and strategic alliances [MORE]

Scott Weiner
Scott Weiner has over twenty years experience building technology companies and leading software teams. He has built consulting companies, training companies and software technology companies [MORE]

Sean Casey
Sean Casey has a passion for assisting organizations who have a mission to combine education with technology to enhance the learning experience and environment for today’s student. [MORE]

Sharon Kan
Sharon Kan is an entrepreneur and a seasoned operational executive. Sharon was a co-founder of Tikatok now part of Pearson . Tikatok was the fourth startup company that Sharon built from its foundation with a group from MIT University. Before Sharon co-founded Tikatok she was CEO [MORE]

Staffan Sandberg
Staffan Sandberg is an Emmy Award- and National Education Association Award winning television producer and interactive service creator. He is an entrepreneurial digital media strategist and senior business [MORE]

Tarlin Ray
Tarlin Ray serves as an Independent Strategic Consultant (dba Triple Threat Advisors) providing business and operational strategy for early to late stage companies. Focus primarily on two sided marketplaces, consumer, education and ed tech [MORE]

TK Kuegler
Tom “TK” Kuegler is the co-founder and general partner of Wasabi Ventures. Wasabi Ventures is an venture capital, incubator, and consulting firm that specializes in building and advising early stage technology [MORE]

Thomas Pappas
Tom is an active angel investor, investment adviser, and budding social entrepreneur. From 1987 until 2010, Tom was a Partner and Portfolio Manager at Wellington Management Company LLP [MORE]

Tianna Tagami
Tianna is a learning design consultant working to apply what is known about how the brain learns to creating instruction that supports authentic understanding with the ultimate goal of democratizing [MORE]

Tom Garriepy
Thomas Garriepy has over 15 years experience in launching strategic international growth strategies for U.S. and foreign companies. As the Director of MET College International at Boston University’s Metropolitan College [MORE]