Bob Puopolo, Parter at Epic Partners, joins Todd Hand to discuss the upcoming Capital Roundtable in New York City on January 22nd, 2020. Bob talks about Epic Partners and some of their plans for the upcoming year. He also provides insight into which education sectors have been rewarding investments, as well as which have not been.
Jennifer L. Ferrari, Ed. D., President of Education Research & Development Institute, joins Todd Hand and April Sarraille of Knowledge Leaders to discuss her work with ERDI, the blend of education leaders and education technology leaders, as well as the events held by ERDI annually. She gives her advice, as an educator, to EdTech CEO’s selling into K-12 spaces, and how collectively, education can be made better through discussion.
Jean Eddy, President & CEO, and Annabel Cellini, Chief Strategy Officer, discuss what to expect at this year’s LearnLaunch conference and why ASA has chosen to sponsor this event. Eddy and Cellini also describe how ASA has been helping students through their unique ‘direct-to-kid’ approach, and what they refer to as an informal learning opportunity.
Todd Hand discusses the current state of higher education with Aanand Radia, of University Ventures, and Jason Palmer, of New Markets Venture Partners. The three talk about whether or not higher education is in crisis and what gaps can be found for students after graduating.
Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited, private institution of higher learning on a mission dedicated to global enrichment and meeting the evolving needs of their diverse communities. With an emphasis on innovative programs, dynamic curriculum, and general education skills, they are committed to being a pioneer in the field of career-focused education.
David Mohr, CEO of Salud Education, discusses the current state of the healthcare education system and technological advances, causes of healthcare shortages and how higher education is creating solutions.
Frank Britt, CEO of Penn Foster, Inc. talks about financial models that can help middle skilled workers grow professionally, as well as the way employers can help shape employee growth.
Burning Glass Technologies is an analytics software company that has cracked the code of an ever-changing labor market. Powered by the world’s largest and most sophisticated database of labor market data and talent, Burning Glass delivers real-time data and breakthrough planning tools that inform careers, define academic programs, and shape workforces.