President of the Center for Collaboration and the Future of Schooling (CCFS). Working primarily across North America and in Puerto Rico, he is directly involved in several large-scale system improvement efforts. He has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of
schooling and school reform, having worked as a classroom teacher and administrator, a consultant to superintendents and school boards, a consultant to major private foundations engaged in school improvement, and a strategist on building meaningful collaboration that supports schools, school reform and children. He has been engaged by several philanthropies, including the Heinz Endowment and the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations. A nationally recognized speaker, he has addressed several audiences, such as the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Board of Trustees of the Ford Foundation, and the producers and writers of National Public Radio.
Ed.M. in Administration, Social Policy and Planning, Harvard University; BSME, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania; Honors in Science and Music, St. Paul's School, Concord NH; completed all doctoral coursework in Management, Harvard University.