Startup Weekend EDU Oakland
Friday, February 21, 2014
Hae-Sin Kim Thomas
CEO of Education for Change Public Schools
Information Technology Officer at Oakland Unified School District
John was previously the Chief Technology Officer at Fremont Unified School District (FUSD), a K-12 public school district with 4500 employees and 33,000 students. Before FUSD, John was the Vice President for Technology at Envision Education, a Bay Area charter management organization and consultancy.
Previous to his career in education technology management, John worked for almost 10 years in technology management at Microsoft, Virage, and Autonomy. John began his career as an educator holding various teaching and technology leadership positions.
Jumoke Hodge Hilton
OUSD Board member
Partner at Kapor Capital, Co-Chair at Kapor Center for Social Impact
Coaches and Mentors
He serves on the Advisory Board of several edtech startups, and is a contributing writer for Edsurge.com. He was formerly the CTO of Oakland Unified School District and has also served as the interim CTO of Pasadena Unified School District.
Gee Kin has worked in education since 2003 when he co-founded ViKiwi, a consulting firm that applied business best practices to reform education, and has helped more than a dozen large, urban school districts across the US evaluate, purchase and implement technology to improve student achievement and increase organizational efficiency.
Associate Partner at New Schools Venture Fund
Data Visualization at Bloomboard
Director, Product Strategy, K-12 Literacy & Math at Pearson; Co-Founder of Pearson Education
Before getting into EdTech, spent three years focused on physical product design and design strategy for clients like Medtronic, Gatorade, Dial, McDonald's, and Johnson & Johnson.
Designer at Schoolzilla
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend EDU Oakland team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Techstars Startup Weekend Oakland is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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Jessica loves creating engaging education experiences and previously managed a dozen online learning communities, coached early-stage education entrepreneurs, grew the Startup Weekend Education program worldwide, founded her own education startup, led professional development workshops for hundreds of educators, and designed and taught technology classes for the Boys and Girls Club and 4-H Youth Development programs. She is also a community organizer for the SF Edtech Happy Hour, 4-H, Startup Weekend Education, and Education Startup Digest.
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