CEO of EdTechX Holdings and Partner at IBIS Capital - Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet speaks with Esther Wojcicki, 'The Godmother of Silicon Valley' for an engaging conversation about her formative years, her inspirations and the importance of education for bettering the lives of young people.
Allison Baum Gates, Partner at SemperVirens Venture Capital, speaks with Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet about her journey to investing in companies transforming the workplace and how the future of work is digital, distributed, data driven, dynamic and diverse - with the most potential for innovation to be found within the possibility of mass personalisation.
From an initial "successful failure" at a startup after graduating from university, Jeffrey explains how his experience working in a corporate guided him to recognise a market opportunity. A chance encounter with an investor would then lead him to quit his job and devote his time to his new venture, Enroly, rapidly taking the startup from zero to 30% market share.
Jenna Ahn, CEO and Co-Founder of Millie Group, shares her inspirational story with Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet on how she made over USD$200K in 2 years to fund her Ivy League education, the gender inequalities women face in tech, and her mission to help give students across the world access to opportunity through her work with Millie.
Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO at Coursera, speaks with Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet on his pre-Coursera journey, his role as CEO, and shares his views on the place and role of digital education and how he envisages the future trajectory for both Coursera and remote learning and work at large.
Racial equity strategist and anthropologist, Dr Darnisa Amante-Jackson speaks with Svenia Busson, CEO at Learn Space, about how her own experience of social and racial inequity in schools made her question how systems impact education, setting her on a path to support education leaders to engage in cultural change within education institutions through the Disruptive Equity Education Project (DEEP).
Mika Kasanen, CEO and Co-Founder of Finnish startup School Day, speaks with John Martin on the strategy behind the success of Finland’s education system, and how he is leveraging his country’s approach to social-emotional learning and wellbeing with School Day to make teachers’ lives easier and improve learning outcomes at scale.
David Blake, co-founder of Learn In, BookClub, and Degreed speaks with Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet about the importance of lifelong learning, the value and ROI of upskilling, and his mission with Learn In to break down the barriers to effective talent building in the workplace.