Ilya Zeldin

Ilya leads 2gnoMe strategy and platform technology. Before 2gnoMe, Ilya managed the global program at Dell; and before that, he built and scaled two technology start-ups. Ilya came up with the 2gnoMe ("To know me") idea after seeing how often lack of awareness makes good people fail in bad teams.

Lives in New York City. Studied at SUNY at Stony Brook and Georgetown MBA.

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Richard Laine

Richard Laine was previously Director of Education at the National Governors Association. Before that, Richard served as the Director of Education for The Wallace Foundation, where he led its initiative aimed at strengthening the quality of education leadership and its connection to improving student achievement. Prior to his position at Wallace, Richard was the Director of Education Policy and Initiatives at the Illinois Business Roundtable, the Associate Superintendent for Policy, Planning and Resource Management at the Illinois Board of Education and the Executive Director at the Coalition for Educational Rights.

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Neal Goff

Neal Goff is the founder and President of Egremont Associates, which assists education, non-profit and technology firms with strategic planning, marketing, and development of strategic partnerships. Before that, Neal held senior leadership roles in publishing, first at Time Life Books and Book-of-the-Month Club and then as President of Prentice Hall Direct, Scholastic Library Publishing, and the Weekly Reader Publishing Group.

Neal is also a Senior Advisor at Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips.

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Bruce Umpstead

Bruce Umpstead provides businesses and organizations with thought leadership, strategic direction, and program development services related to education technology, data analytics, and competency-based learning in PK-20 education. From 2007 to 2013, he served as Michigan’s state “EdTech” director where he mastered innovation at-scale.

Bruce lives in DeWitt, Michigan. BA in Public Administration and an MBA from Michigan State University.

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