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B.C. to A.D.: The Dawn of The Age of Digital Learning — The GSV Virtual Summit Series

Jason Horne

Jason Horne is a Managing Director at GSV

  • March 18, 2020
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Jason Horne is a Managing Director at GSV Ventures based in New York City. Prior to GSV Ventures Jason led Corporate Development for London-based TES Global, then backed by TPG Capital. Jason also has 8+ years of investment banking experience across GSV Advisors and Deloitte Corporate Finance, where he advised on a wide range of transactions across the PreK-12, Higher Ed, and enterprise learning and talent continuum.

(Palo Alto) June 24, 2020 —

While the pace of layoffs might be

Intellispark, an education

Vignesh Rajendran

Vignesh Rajendran is an investment associate

  • November 25, 2019
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Vignesh Rajendran is an investment associate at GSV Ventures. Vignesh interned at GSV in summer 2018, prior to joining the GSV team full-time in August 2019. Vignesh is a 2019 graduate of Princeton University where he earned a BA in computer science and co-directed the Princeton Entrepreneurship club. Vignesh wrote his senior thesis on decentralized blockchain applications.  

(Palo Alto) June 24, 2020 —

While the pace of layoffs might be

Intellispark, an education

Tess Manning

Tess Manning is a Principal at GSV Ventures

  • November 25, 2019
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Tess Manning is a Principal at GSV Ventures based in San Francisco. Tess joined GSV in September 2019 after graduating from Stanford Graduate School of Business in spring 2019 where she was a Teaching Assistant for “Diverse Leadership in Education.” Her Stanford summer was spent at GSV portfolio company, Pluralsight. Prior to business school, Tess was a client success and top sales executive at Andela, another GSV portfolio company, and was also the head of talent at Timehop, a mobile app with 25mm users that displays a user’s historical social media content. Tess has a passion for dance and founded a 501(c)(3) that taught dance in New York City homeless shelters.

(Palo Alto) June 24, 2020 —

While the pace of layoffs might be

Intellispark, an education

Margaret (Molly) Row …

Molly Rowe is an investment associate at GSV

  • November 25, 2019
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Molly Rowe is an investment associate at GSV Ventures. Prior to joining the GSV team in July 2019, Molly worked as a summer associate at Keystone Capital, and has previous venture capital experience from her time as an MBA intern working for Connectivity Ventures Fund in New York. Molly completed her MBA in 2019 from NYU Stern, and graduated Magna Cum Laude from George Washington University in 2017 with a degree in Information Systems and Technology Management.  

(Palo Alto) June 24, 2020 —

While the pace of layoffs might be

Intellispark, an education

Dana Levin

Dana Levin is a project manager at GSV

  • November 25, 2019
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Dana Levin is a project manager at GSV Ventures. Prior to joining the GSV team in October 2019, Dana worked as a management consulting analyst at Accenture based in Chicago. While at Accenture, Dana worked with transformational technology implementations, managing multi-vendor environments to deliver predictive analytic capabilities, and has assisted with the configuration of eCommerce platforms for complex delivery networks. Dana has an interest in cutting edge technology and has experimented with extended reality devices slated for enterprise use to improve accuracy and worker safety. Dana has a background as a mechanical engineer, working with teachers and writing curriculum to improve science and engineering engagement in the classroom.  

(Palo Alto) June 24, 2020 —

While the pace of layoffs might be

Intellispark, an education

Julia Stiglitz

Julia brings an extraordinary breadth of

  • October 9, 2018
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Julia brings an extraordinary breadth of "PreK to Gray" education and workforce innovation insights to the GSV Ventures team. She was most recently VP at Coursera where she started and scaled Coursera’s enterprise business sector, Coursera’s fastest growing business line. Julia was Coursera’s first business hire, leading its early work around monetization and global expansion. Her previous experience includes managing the Google Apps for Education team, being a Program Director for Teach for America, and teaching 4th grade in East San Jose. 

Julia has a BA from Pomona, and an MBA and MA in education from Stanford University. She is based in San Francisco and can be reached at [email protected].

 

(Palo Alto) June 24, 2020 —

While the pace of layoffs might be

Intellispark, an education

Karina Jhangiani

Karina Jhangiani is an investment associate

  • May 29, 2018
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Karina Jhangiani is an investment associate at GSV Ventures. Prior to joining the GSV team, Karina worked as an investment banking analyst at Citigroup in New York. Karina graduated Magna Cum Laude from Northwestern University in 2015 and holds a BA in Economics with minors in Business Institutions and Asian Studies alongside the Kellogg Undergraduate Certificate in Financial Economics. While at Northwestern, Karina served as the head technology investor for Northwestern’s Investment Management Group.

(Palo Alto) June 24, 2020 —

While the pace of layoffs might be

Intellispark, an education

Deborah Quazzo

Deborah is the Managing Partner of GSV

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Deborah is the Managing Partner of GSV Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund investing in education and workforce technology entrepreneurs disrupting the $6 trillion sector. In addition, she is Co-founder of the ASU GSV Summit. Now in its 11th year, the ASU GSV Summit celebrates innovations and innovators across the global “preK to Gray” learning and talent landscape and attracts over 5,500 attendees. Deborah currently serves on the boards of Aakash Educational Services Ltd (a leading tutoring and test preparation company in India), Ascend Learning (a portfolio company of Blackstone and CCCP), Create and Learn, Degreed, The Educational Testing Service (ETS), Intellispark, Mighty, Remind, Stride, and Turnitin (an Advance Communications company). She is a board observer at CreativeLive, Fairygodboss, Lightneer, Outlier.org, and RaiseMe. She is a member of the boards of The Common Ground Foundation, Oriental Education Institute (OEI), Steppenwolf Theatre Company, The Board of Dean’s Advisors at Harvard Business School, The Khan Academy Thought Leadership Council, The New Profit Prophets Education Advisory Group and The Strada Institute for the Future of Work Advisory Committee. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition. She previously served on the board of a number of education organizations including The Chicago Board of Education (CPS) and KIPP: Chicago. Deborah received the 2014 Arnold M. Berlin ’46 Distinguished Service to Princeton Award from the Princeton University Club of Chicago, the 2014 Visionary of the Year Award from CFY PowerMyLearning, the 2016 LEAP Innovator in Education "Champion" Award from LEAP Innovations, the 2016 Inaugural Impact Award from Golden Apple Foundation, and the 2017 Visionary Award from the Association of American Publishers (AAP). Deborah graduated cum laude with a BA in history from Princeton University in 1982 and an MBA from Harvard University in 1987.

(Palo Alto) June 24, 2020 —

While the pace of layoffs might be

Intellispark, an education

Michael Cohn

Michael Cohn is co-founder and Partner at GSV

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Michael Cohn is co-founder and Partner at GSV Ventures, an early stage venture firm that partners with exceptional entrepreneurs and their companies in the $75 billion global learning and talent technology sector. From 2011-2016, Michael was a Director at GSV Advisors, co-managing Deborah Quazzo’s angel portfolio of 48 learning and talent technology companies and scaling the ASU GSV Summit, an annual event now in its 10th year, with over 4,000 in attendees, that celebrates innovations and innovators across the global “PreK to Gray” learning and talent landscape. Michael holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University) and a BBA from the University of Michigan. Michael currently lives in Chicago with his wife Shawna and their sons Taylor and Hayden.

(Palo Alto) June 24, 2020 —

While the pace of layoffs might be

Intellispark, an education

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