A CEO Panel on How Technology Transforms The Way We Learn, Behave & Grow at Work

Session Brief

This pane; brings together 3 CEOs who are some of the most disruptive innovators in Ed-Tech and HR-Tech today – Dr. Anant Agarwal, Founder & CEO of EdX, Mandy Price, JD, Founder & CEO of Kanarys, and Will G. Foussier, Founder & CEO of AceUp.

Dr. Terry Jackson and Margaret Moore, MBA, both experts in workforce development and the neuroscience of learning and coaching, will interview our CEO panel to understand how technology is transforming the way we learn, behave, and grow at work, and what the role of education technology is in driving positive change in the post-Covid-19 era.


Will G. Foussier

AceUp, Founder & CEO

Forbes 30 U 30 and Harvard alumni with a background in social-impact investment and finance, Will founded AceUp with the desire to help professionals at all levels unleash their full-potential, by giving them easy access to transformational coaching experiences, empowered by science, and backed by data. His passion is fueled by the belief that we can do well by doing good, and this is what drives his leadership every day at AceUp.

Mandy Price, JD

Kanarys, Founder & CEO

Mandy Price is the Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Kanarys, a technology platform that fosters collaboration between companies and employees to improve Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the workplace, and bring lasting change. They help companies get the specific data and insights they need to diagnose, prioritize, and optimize DEI efforts by facilitating transparency and providing a safe, anonymous way for employees to let their voices be heard. Before founding Kanarys, Mandy graduated from Harvard Law School, and spent more than 10 years as an attorney overseeing mergers and acquisitions. It is through this experience that she realized the fundamental role of culture in creating sustainable, innovative organizations.

Dr. Anant Agarwal

EdX, Founder & CEO, Professor at MIT in Artificial Intelligence

Anant Agarwal is the Founder and CEO of edX and Professor at MIT in Artificial Intelligence. Prof. Anant won the Maurice Wilkes prize for computer architecture, and MIT’s Smullin and Jamieson prizes for teaching. He is also the 2016 recipient of the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize for Higher Education, which recognized his work in advancing the MOOC movement. As a CEO of a global nonprofit, Anant is helping to transform traditional education, removing the barriers of cost, location and access. edX is reimagining the possibilities of education, providing the highest-quality, stackable learning experiences including the groundbreaking MicroMasters® programs.

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