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EDUCATION & TECH: How Technology is Redefining Online Education

Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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How Technology is Redefining Online Education

The tremendous advances in computing have created a unique moment in time for education technology. Join us for an exciting conversation with industry leaders and innovators about the impact of technology on the future of education. Topics will include the changing relationship between schools, educators, and students, how models of instruction are diversifying and evolving, and much more!

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

@ 7:00PM - 9:00PM



(100 5th Avenue, NYC) 

Twitter Hashtag for event: #tsEdTech



Jeffrey Selingo

Jeffrey Selingo
Editor-at-large of the Chronicle of Higher Education and Author of College (Un)bound


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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Website: College (Un)bound | The Chronicle of Higher Education  
Twitter: @jselingo

“Jeff Selingo is one of the most respected observers of American higher education.” –David J. Skorton, President of Cornell University

An author, reporter, columnist, and leading authority on higher education, Jeff has spent his journalism career covering colleges and universities worldwide.

He is editor at large of The Chronicle of Higher Education and a senior fellow at Education Sector, an independent education think tank in Washington, DC.

He has been a featured speaker before dozens of national higher-education groups and appears regularly on regional and national radio and television programs, including NPR, ABC, and CBS. His writing has also appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and he is part of the inaugural class of thought leaders writing for LinkedIn Today.

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Ryan Prichard Knewton Logo

Ryan Prichard
Chief Technology Officer, Knewton


Twitter: @Knewton | @prichCMU

Ryan Prichard is responsible for driving Knewton's technology vision. Knewton is the world's leading adaptive learning platform. Ryan has over 12 years of development and management experience in creating highly performant software systems in the financial and engineering industries. He recently managed the development of PayPal's core Payments and Credit systems supporting money movement across their entire customer base. Prior to that, he worked at BillMeLater where he created their Servicing Platform supporting millions of financial customers daily. Ryan holds a B.S. in Informations Decision Systems with a minor in Computer Science and an M.S. in Software Engineering, both from Carnegie Mellon University.   


D. Friedman


Dan Friedman
Co-Founder, Thinkful
Twitter: @thinkful | @DNFriedman 



Dan Friedman is the co-founder of Thinkful, the online school that uses one-on-one mentorship to help adults learn programming for career advancement. Dan previously worked at RRE Ventures and Elm City Labs.  Dan was a member of the first class of the Thiel Fellowship, and attended Yale before leaving for the fellowship.


Matt W


Matthew Witheiler 
Principal, Flybridge Capital Partners

Twitter: @flybridge @witheiler

Matthew Witheiler is a Principal at Flybridge Capital Partners whose investment interests and experience broadly cover companies and technologies across the information technology sector, including education technology. Prior to joining the firm Matt served in various roles in the high technology industry. Matt also sits on the board of The Capital Network and is a Founding Executive Committee Member of First Growth Venture Network, a network of venture and angel investors supporting first and second time entrepreneurs building exciting companies in the New York area.



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100 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10011

Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

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