Benjamin Vedrenne Cloquet in conversation with Esther Wojcicki 

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. 


 

Genna Ash-Brown in conversation with Abdul Chohan

 In Partnership with JAMFAbdul Chohan, VP of Learning for Showbie talks to Genna Ash-Brown, editor of Education Technology, about what has influenced, inspired and motivated him to devote his life to education as a teacher for the past 20+ years. 


 

Benjamin Vedrenne Cloquet in conversation with Allison Baum-Gates

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.


 

Greg Shepherd in conversation with Jeffrey Williams 

 Jeffrey Williams, Co-Founder of Enroly speaks with Greg Shepherd, Founder & CEO of BOSS Capital Partners.
 

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.


 

Benjamin Vedrenne Cloquet in conversation with Jenna Ahn

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. 


 

Benjamin Vedrenne Cloquet in conversation with Jeff Maggioncalda

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.


 

Svenia Busson in conversation with Dr. Darnisa Amante-Jackson

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).


 

John Martin in Conversation with Mika Kasanen

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.


 

Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet in conversation with David Blake

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.


 

Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet in conversation with Felix Ohswald

Felix Ohswald, Founder & CEO of GoStudent speaks with Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet about his journey building and scaling his tutoring business to reach Unicorn status. He shares his inspirations, challenges and learnings from this experience as well as his mission to continue building GoStudent into the #1 global school.


 

Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet in conversation with Pierre Dubuc

Pierre Dubuc, Co-Founder & CEO of OpenClassrooms shares his non-traditional story with Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet, from a personal project at middle school building online coding courses, to creating a business, finding the right product-market fit and eventually scaling to become an EdTech Unicorn with a mission to make education accessible to all.


 

Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet in conversation with Chip Paucek

Chip Paucek, CEO and Co-Founder of 2U speaks with Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet on how his career in EdTech began before creating and building 2U into a successful public listed EdTech company. Gain insights into Chip's views on how flexible online learning can eliminate the back row in Higher Education, and how 2U’s planned acquisition of edX will drive greater access to more affordable options for students on a global scale.


 

Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet in conversation with Eilert Hanoa

Eilert Hanoa, CEO of Kahoot! speaks with Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet about his ongoing mission to “make learning awesome” through the use of education technology. He shares insights on the role of digital education tools in extending and improving the overall learning experience, and talks about the rationale behind Kahoot!’s recent acquisition of leading US K-12 EdTech learning platform, Clever.


 

Christine Weiser in conversation with Vikas Pota

Vikas Pota, Founder of T4 Education speaks with Christine Weiser, VP of Content & Brand Strategy at Tech & Learning on how his mission to improve learning outcomes inspired him to become engaged in the education sector through multiple projects and initiatives worldwide. Vikas shares insights on the challenges facing education as well as the powerful “silver linings” that emanated from the COVID-19 pandemic.


 

Alison Clark-Wilson in conversation with Shai Reshef

Shai Reshef, Founder & President of the University of the People (UoPeople), speaks with Alison Clark-Wilson, Professorial Research Fellow at UCL Institute of Education, about his belief that education should be a basic right for all, and how higher education can be made accessible, affordable and of high quality. Highlighting some of the challenges and misconceptions of moving online, Shai explains how to do it right, and how the UoPeople tuition-free model can be replicated and scaled globally to bring down the cost of higher education.


 

Jonathan Viner in conversation with Sari Hurme-Mehtälä

Sari Hurme-Mehtälä, CEO and Co-Founder of Kide Science, speaks with Jonathan Viner about how a dislike for science at school coupled with a drive to create a business with meaningful impact led to the creation of her startup, a science education platform for early years. Sari also reflects on the challenges and rewards of building a startup, and what it means to be a female entrepreneur.


 

Carla Aerts in conversation with Lin Zhou

Lin Zhou, VP and CIO of The New School speaks with Carla Aerts about the inspiration behind his career in higher education, his role as CIO of The New School, and shares insights on the unprecedented supremacy of quantum computing over the classical computer and how it can be leveraged at curriculum level, including in the creation of music and other arts.