Byron G. Auguste, D.Phil.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder - Opportunity@Work
Director, Corporate Responsibility - Qualcomm
Senior Vice President, Engineering Human Resources - Cisco Systems
Vince Bertram, Ed.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer - Project Lead The Way
HR Vice President and Chief Leadership, Learning and Inclusion Officer - IBM
Chief Executive Officer - Partner4Work
Education Reporter - U.S. News & World Report
Senior Fellow - Manhattan Institute
Chief Executive Officer - American Association of University Women
Martin Dahinden, Ph.D.
Ambassador of Switzerland to the United States -
Head of Global Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging - LinkedIn
Chief Executive Officer - Creating IT Futures
Executive Vice President, Social Innovation - CompTIA
Director, Rework America Task Force - Markle Foundation
Vice President, Philanthropy - Walmart
Eric J. Gertler
Executive Chairman - U.S. News & World Report
President and Chief Executive Officer - Catalyst
James E. Rzepkowski
Acting Secretary - Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Gregory H. Johnson
National Innovation and Strategy Advisor - Boy Scouts of America
Editor and Chief Content Officer - U.S. News & World Report
Executive Director, National Science and Technology Council - White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Lindsay H. Kurrle
Commissioner - Vermont Department of Labor
Commissioner - Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Laurie Leshin, Ph.D.
President - Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Director - Amgen Biotech Experience Program Office
Managing Project Director - Education Development Center
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board - Robotics Education and Competition (REC) Foundation
Former Governor of Delaware -
Chairman, National Advisory Council - Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative
Assistant Managing Editor, Publications and Events - U.S. News & World Report
Michael P. Morris
Chief Executive Officer - Topcoder
Global Head of Crowdsourcing - Wipro
Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion and Global Talent Acquisition - Ingersoll Rand
Eloy Ortiz Oakley
Chancellor - California Community Colleges
Labor Economist - ZipRecruiter
Philip Regier, Ph.D.
University Dean for Educational Initiatives; Chief Executive Officer, EdPlus - Arizona State University
Executive Vice President, North American Regional Delivery Centers - Cognizant
Barbara R. Snyder
President - Case Western Reserve University
Gerald R. Solomon
Executive Director - Samueli Foundation
Nancy Butler Songer, Ph.D.
Distinguished University Professor - Drexel University
Vice President, Outreach and Partnership Development - NAF
Host and Managing Editor, The Federal Drive - Federal News Network
Michelle R. Weise, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President, Workforce Strategies; Chief Innovation Officer - Strada Institute for the Future of Work, Strada Education Network
Jon Werner-Allen, Ph.D.
AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow - White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Senior Director, Global Workforce Strategy and Economic Development - Cognizant
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