Pierre-Antoine Ullmo is a publisher and a recognized specialist in education. His conviction is that we urgently need reliable views on the world we inhabit to make it a world we want to live in. EXPeditions, his new publishing project, connects with leading thinkers, scholars, researchers, and scientists in the top universities in the UK, the US, Europe, Australia, and India, to create new informed views on the issues that matter.
As an expert in learning design and specialist of learning technologies, Pierre-Antoine is committed to the transformation of education and works towards embedding education and social issues into sustainability strategies. He designs education and social projects worldwide with an original approach based on a single claim: "whatever the question, education is the answer".
Jessica Millstone, MPS, Ed.M, is a leading expert and advisor on the use of educational technology at both home and school, and the founder of Copper Wire Ventures, a venture capital fund focused on women-led tech companies. Prior to becoming a full-time investor, Jessica was the Director of Engagement at BrainPOP, building family engagement products and expanding UX Research within the company, the inaugural Education Fellow at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, a research + innovation lab within Sesame Workshop, and a presenter to parent groups on behalf of Common Sense Media. This background addressing both B2B and B2C markets provides Jessica with a unique position to offer both capital and network connections to companies within or adjacent to the Copper Wire portfolio, supporting innovative products and business models that benefit the entire EdTech ecosystem.
Jessica holds master’s degrees from New York University's Interactive Telecommunication Program and Bank Street College of Education, and is the mother of two children (ages 17 and 12) residing in Brooklyn, NY
Lucian connects the dots to turn educational interventions into transformative learning flywheels.
He promotes far transfer and tangible learner outcomes by streamlining end-to-end processes towards a consistent brand and culture, optimising marketing and recruitment efforts, and developing the ecosystem of partners and programs that strengthen and complement formal learning.
Lucian has made significant contributions to several groundbreaking educational initiatives, such as Minerva, EDU, and Zayed University, which prioritise learners and seamlessly align formal and informal learning.
Introducing innovative concepts and transforming them into scalable products. Have served as a leader for interdisciplinary teams which combine product management, software engineering, online marketing and UX. Co-founded the EdTech company Matific in 2012 and was its CEO until 2016.
Eric Lavin is an education technology investor and entrepreneur. He serves as a Venture Partner at Avalanche.vc where he invests in pre/seed EdTech and future of work (including web3) ventures. At Ark Projects, Eric partners with innovators and entrepreneurs to build internet-native learning infrastructure.
Dr. Shlomy Kattan is an impact investor, social entrepreneur, strategy consultant, nonprofit executive, and Board member who for more than two decades has led organizations at the intersection of innovation and social impact. He has advised investors, foundations, and nonprofit organizations on innovation, strategy, and partnership development, with a particular focus on human equity. Today, Shlomy is a Director at Tyton Partners, the leading strategy consulting and investment banking firm serving the global knowledge sector. He was previously Chief Advancement Officer of the XPRIZE Foundation, where he led the organization's fundraising efforts through rapid growth, more than doubling lifetime prize purses to $350M.
Harris Goodman is currently the General Manager of Content at GoGuardian. Prior to joining GoGuardian he was at Achieve3000, where he served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy. Goodman led mergers and acquisitions that collectively resulted in nearly 10x value creation for the company while reaching millions of students through differentiated instruction and learning acceleration. At GoGuardian, Goodman leads teams that identify and integrate content-led, data-driven learning opportunities within the company’s unified learning system. Goodman has over a decade of education technology experience, including executive roles at Learnosity and Macmillan, co-founder of science education company Late Nite Labs, and an angel investor and advisor to education startups.
A startup advisor, investor, behavioral scientist, and the founding Director of YU Innovation Lab in NYC.
She works with investors and early-stage founders to accelerate startups' entry to the American market by developing actionable roadmaps for market research, market penetration and connection to potential partners & investors.
Dan is a seasoned EdTech veteran having served in positions ranging from entrepreneur to corporate executive. He has been a mentor at MindCET for over 7 years. Dan's passion is exploring how technology can influence the world of education to provide better opportunities for learners everywhere.