Breakfast and Registration
Welcome and Introduction
Jill Abbott, Sr. Vice President and Managing Director, ETIN
Keynote Panel: Educators
Districts today are faced with many challenges and priorities ranging from student and teacher privacy to improving student achievement (including students whose achievement is impacted by socioeconomic conditions) to addressing diversity to college and career readiness to budget shortfalls. Join these school leaders in an engaging dialogue discussing these challenges, and others, and how they partner with private enterprise around solutions.
Sancha Gray, Superintendent, Asbury Park School District
Jason Levy, Senior Advisor, Education Technology, New York City Department of Education
Alvin Crawford, SVP of Sales & Customer Success, Revolution Foods
Keynote Panel: Policy Matters
Join us for this quick-paced conversation around all things policy. What is threatening your business? What is SIIA doing about it? How can we maintain momentum with sometimes rapid policy decisions? Where do we go from here?
Dona Fraser, Vice President , Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU)
Jesse Gutierrez, VP, Government Affairs, McGraw-Hill Education
Sara Kloek, Director, Education Policy, Programs and Student Privacy, SIIA
Lunch and Diversity Keynote
David Kirkland, Executive Director, NYU Steinhardt Metro Center
Keynote Panel: The Education Funding Landscape: What Investors are Looking for at Each Stage of Growth
The funding landscape continues to change and evolve. Once you are out of the start-up phase, how do you maintain your momentum? Join this panel of experts as they discuss the appetitie of funders for EdTech companies of different sizes, what points EdTech companies need to make to potential investors, and the overall environment for EdTech investments.
Jason Horne, Managing Director, GSV Advisors
Daniel Pianko, Managing Director, Achieve Partners
Robin Warner, Managing Parnter, Oaklins DeSilva&Phillips
Neal Goff, President, Egremont Associates, LLC
Keynote Panel: CEOs Leading in the EdTech Landscape
One of a CEO's main responsibility lies with driving revenue. Once you have the initial momentum, how do you continue driving revenue, maintain a nimbleness, and deploy new technologies? How do you develop your leadership team on an ongoing basis? How do you keep creating and further growing your value proposition? Join this team of CEOs discuss their momentum strategies.
Nana Banerjee, Venture Partner and Senior Advisor, Advisor
Larry Berger , CEO, Amplify
Jessica Reid Sliwerski, CEO, Open Up Resources
Ashley Andersen Zantop, General Manager, Pinpoint Learning