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Knowledge Leaders Podcast

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The Knowledge Leaders Podcast explores critical topics within the for-profit education industry. In each episode, host Todd Hand interviews top executives, investors and thought leaders at the forefront of the global paradigm shift within this industry. Common guest appearances include the leaders of for-profit companies that serve the following education market sub-sectors with software solutions, data, professional services and cutting-edge products: → Pre-K Education → Early Childhood Education → K-12 Charter Schools → Higher Ed → Adult & Continuing Education Sample topics include underreported stories in the education system, the future of work, the impact of technology on education and learning, issues within academia, education investment trends and more. Knowledge Leaders is an executive search firm connecting companies and investors to the brightest leaders in technology and for-profit education. With 20+ years’ experience uniting the top minds in these industries, veteran executive search expert Todd Hand is connected to the leaders who impact the way our world learns.
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Amit Patel and Ian Chiu Discuss the Details Behind Owl Ventures New Pair of Investment Funds

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John Katzman and Rob Lytle on the Current State of Education Technology
K-12 schools and higher education establishments have seen a shift in not only how education is delivered, but also in the market around educational software development. EdTech programs have increased exponentially, and hybrid courses have been embraced as a new and beneficial model for students and teachers alike. In this episode John and Rob share their insider knowledge on how tech providers are adapting and how enrollment has been affected, as well as their predictions for the future of EdTech. Follow Robert on Social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertslytle/ Follow John on Social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jkatzman/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/johnkatzman Follow Todd on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
16:51
November 25, 2020
Amit Patel and Ian Chiu Discuss the Details Behind Owl Ventures New Pair of Investment Funds
The education sector covers a very wide spectrum, so how do you go about investing in the right business? In this episode, Todd Hand speaks with Amit Patel and Ian Chiu, Managing Directors at Owl Ventures, to find out who they are working closely with. EdTech is able to produce global products that scale fast, so now is the time to act quickly. Tune in as they discuss the timelines of closing deals, Patel and Chiu's successful investments and exits, as well as a very special announcement regarding current funds. Founded in 2014, Owl Ventures is the largest venture capital firm in the world focused on the education technology market with over $1.2 billion in assets under management. Notable investments include BYJU’S, Noodle Partners and Dreambox Learning. Follow Amit on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/amitashwinpaten LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/amitashwinpatel/ Follow Ian on Social: LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/ianchiu/ Follow Todd on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
19:15
October 5, 2020
The Financial and Infrastructural Impacts on The Early Childhood Education Sector
In the light of the recent changes brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, Todd welcomes David Evans and George Bernstein to the Knowledge Leaders Podcast to discuss the financial and infrastructural impacts on child care businesses. A lot of parents are trying to find a viable solution for their children’s wellbeing, whilst maintaining their ability to work from home. David Evans is involved with Child Development Schools. He reflects on the current state of child care, and points out the differences from the retail sector. In childcare businesses, teachers, parents and investors have always prioritised the safety and wellbeing of the children above profits. David assesses how a successful childcare business can function whilst taking parents’ newfound work-at-home lifestyle into Account. George Bernstein is the former CEO of Nobel Learning Communities. George discusses the best approach to investment in a general sense, but particularly in navigating 2020’s unpredictable market and environment. Follow Nobel Learning Communities on Social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nobel-learningcommunities/ Follow Child Development Schools on Social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/child-development-schools-inc./ Follow George Bernstein on Social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-bernstein-a185783/ Follow Todd on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd  LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
22:53
August 25, 2020
Joining a Business Remotely: Two Months In
Several months into the pandemic, many businesses have had to learn how to hire new team members remotely. In this episode, Todd and April catch up with Varda Halidy, ASA’s new VP of Human Resources, to hear what it’s been like joining a team virtually. Tune in as we discuss video interviews, building meaningful connections with colleagues over Zoom, and Varda’s advice for hiring over the next few months. Follow Varda on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/vhalidy12 LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/vardahalidy/ Follow ASA on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/ASA_org LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/american-student-assistance/ Follow Todd on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
21:20
August 11, 2020
Coding Bootcamps and the Switch to Online
Todd Hand sits down with Dan Vigdor, Founder and Executive Chairman of HackerU, Martin Keck, Head of Edtech Investment Banking at Needham & Company and Kush Patel, CEO of App Academy to discuss coding boot camps and how the switch to online and remote learning has changed their education process. Follow Dan on Social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dan-vigdor-6b3b7511/ Follow Martin on Social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/martin-keck-09113a/ Follow Kush on Social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnknific/ Follow Todd on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
24:36
July 7, 2020
EdTech CEOs and Selling to Higher Education
Todd Hand sits down with Chris Caren, CEO of Turnitin, and John Knific, Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer of Wisr, to discuss the changes they've seen as executives in education technology companies selling into higher education. What does the 2020 school year look like for higher education? What are these education technology companies doing to help their customers during these times? Follow Chris on Social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chriscaren/ Follow John on Social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/johnknific/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/johnknific Follow Todd on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
17:23
May 29, 2020
What To Expect At The New Virtual EdTech Week 2020
Todd Hand sits down with Ash Kaluarachchi, Co-Founder,  and Jonathan Harber, Chairman and Co-Founder of Started, Inc. John Gamba, Entrepreneur in Residence & Director of Innovative Programs, and Michael Golden, Executive Director and Senior Fellow, of The University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, and Jeanne Allen, Founder and CEO of The Center of Education Reform to discuss the upcoming EdTech Week, which has now become a virtual event. In this conversation, we learn how this event is different from the past, as well as how much as changed from the original plans in order to provide the best and most attainable event for attendees. This event, now free to all attendees, has something for everyone. To learn more about this year's event, and to register, please go to https://edtechweek.com. Follow Ash on Social: LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/ashanthaik/ Follow Jonathan on Social: LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jonathan-d-harber-370145/ Follow Todd on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Social: Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
20:02
May 29, 2020
Investment In High Education and The Pandemic
Bradley Palmer, Chairman of Palm Ventures, and John Semel, Chief Strategy Officer of Zovio, Inc., sit down with Todd Hand to talk about the intricacies of investment in higher education during a global pandemic. The current pandemic has accelerated some of the issues they’ve seen in higher education previously. They discuss the potential for the perceived ROI of higher education to drastically change enrollment rates for the 2020 school year. There is a continued conversation regarding the ever-growing skills gap that we are facing in America that will only be accelerated during this time of mass unemployment and remote learning. Bradley and John give their thoughts on which companies and schools have the most promise and growth on the other side of this.  Follow Bradley Palmer on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brad-palmer-951562a/ Follow John Semel on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-semel-35aa9/ Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd
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17:45
May 12, 2020
The Changing Focus of Education Foundations In The Pandemic
Todd Hand sits down with Elizabeth Garlow of the Lumina Foundation, and Marc Sternberg of the Walton Family Foundation to discuss the changing focus of education foundations. They open with a discussion about how things that were true before the pandemic are only amplified now. Communities and school districts that were in need before the pandemic are even more so now. Elizabeth and Marc talk about a potential for a two or three generation learning approach, and how remote learning environments can work for not only children, but also parents and even grandparents. They discuss what the Lumina Foundation and the Walton Family Foundation are seeing from the demographics of students they service currently and make predictions towards what the future holds for them. Follow Elizabeth Garlow on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethgarlow/ Follow Elizabeth Garlow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/EliGarlow Follow Marc Sternberg on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marc-sternberg-0258541b/ Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd
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31:31
May 11, 2020
K-12 School Districts and The Current Crisis
Joseph Wise, CEO of ERDI, and Chris Minnich, CEO of NWEA talk with Todd Hand about K-12 School Districts and how this is currently the biggest upheaval K-12 education has ever experienced. Joseph and Chris discuss how their companies are planning for after the pandemic, as well as what questions school districts are asking. How can will teachers bridge learning gaps in September? Will September be normal? How can we get wifi and edtech into the hands of more students? All this and more in the latest episode of the Knowledge Leaders Podcast Follow Joseph Wise on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseph-wise-8904b015/ Follow Chris Minnich on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-minnich/ Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd
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25:13
May 11, 2020
How Can Learning and Development Companies Help During and After The Pandemic?
Grant Ricketts and Ed Cohen discuss how learning and development companies can help corporations and schools during and after the current pandemic with Todd Hand. They discuss the missed opportunities for schools and corporations to utilize their L&D departments to ease into the transition of remote learning and working. Will L&D departments have a rebrand at the end of this crisis? Are the current issues with remote learning and working a technology issue or a people issue? The answers to these questions and more in Todd Hand's latest conversation. Grant wanted to add the following thoughts regarding the implications for 'Learning Service Suppliers' given the 'new normal' conditions we may face upon returning to work. "We might have skipped over this to some degree. But a key implication is that the 'selling targets' for Learning Suppliers may change or evolve. As L&D personnel get further enmeshed with Business Units (a topic we did cover), the Governance and Funding models for L&D may change as well. This suggests that the target buyers suppliers sell to may be different, or situated differently. And, this would require substantial agility in navigating the enterprise on the part of sales and business development teams for Learning Suppliers. " Follow Grant Ricketts on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/grant-ricketts-24422a/ Follow Ed Cohen on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ed-cohen-b22b2/ Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd
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23:23
May 8, 2020
Higher Education and The Pandemic with Tom Slagle and Zack Shah
Listen to Todd Hand's conversation with Zach Shah, Managing Director and Head of Education Services at Lincoln International, and Tom Slagle, CEO of Rasmussen College, where they discuss the potential for higher education institutions to explore a more skills-based curriculum to meet the changing needs of students and employers, post pandemic. They also discuss what we can learn from schools who made the investment in online learning before the crisis and how that is allowing them to not only survive, but also expand their offerings. Follow Tom Slagle on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tom-slagle-a712218/ Follow Zack Shah on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zackshah/ Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd
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32:31
April 21, 2020
Education Inequity and How The Current Crisis Has Highlighted It
Todd Hands speaks with Jamie Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at Google, and Lesli Rotenberg, Chief Programming Executive and General Manager of Education Children’s Media and Education at PBS. It’s part of a series of talks Todd Hand is having with the brightest minds in education on the current and future state of learning. This particular conversation does a deep dive into the inequities in technology and education resources that have been revealed during the current crisis. Jamie and Lesli discuss how a variety of free educational resources, including those from PBS, can support "at home” learning, and help close the technology gap. If you missed the previous episodes in the series, you can listen on our website, knowledgeleadersgroup.com/knowledge-hub/podcast/. Up next, Todd will be speaking with Tom Slagle at Rasmussen College and Zack Shah at Lincoln International. Listen to more episodes: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/knowledge-hub/podcast/ Follow Jamie Casap on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jaimecasap/ Follow Jamie Casap on Youtube: www.youtube.com/jaimecasap Follow Lesli Rotenberg on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leslirotenberg/ Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd
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32:36
April 15, 2020
K-12 Education Delivery After The Pandemic with Elizabeth Chou & Jamie Candee
K-12 will never be the same after the pandemic. Todd Hand sits down with Jamie Candee, CEO at Edmentum and Elizabeth Chou, Investor at Leeds Equity discuss the current challenges facing K-12 and what the Summer and Fall might look like for the 40 million schoolchildren in the U.S. This conversation is the second in-depth podcast in our series which is designed to keep education executives and investors informed and connected in these uncertain times. Follow Elizabeth Chou on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/elizabethwillschou/ Follow Jamie Candee on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jpost/ Follow Jamie Candee on Twitter: https://twitter.com/CandeeJamie Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd Follow Todd Hand on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS Follow Knowledge Leaders on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
31:05
April 7, 2020
The Future Impact on The Education Industry with John Katzman and Robert Lytle
Todd Hand talks with Robert Lytle of EY-Parthenon and John Katzman of Noodle Partners, Inc. to discuss current events surrounding both K-12 education and higher education. Delving into where the future of education technology lies, as well as the differences between online learning and remote learning. Follow Robert Lyle on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertslytle/ Follow John Katzman on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jkatzman/ Follow John Katzmann on Twitter: https://twitter.com/johnkatzman Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd Follow Todd Hand on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS Follow Knowledge Leaders on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
24:47
April 1, 2020
Investing in Education Sectors with Bob Puopolo
Bob Puopolo, Parter at Epic Partners, joins Todd Hand to discuss the upcoming Capital Roundtable in New York City on January 22nd, 2020. Bob talks about Epic Partners, and some of their plans for the upcoming year. He provides insight into which education sectors have been rewarding investments, as well as which have not been. Learn More About this episode: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/?p=1346&preview=true Follow Bob Puopolo on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bob-puopolo-414ab27/ Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd Follow Todd Hand on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS Follow Knowledge Leaders on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
16:24
January 20, 2020
Jennifer Ferrari Discusses the Upcoming ERDI Institute
Jennifer Ferrari, President of Education Research and Development Institute, talks with Todd Hand and April Sarraille of Knowledge Leaders to discuss the upcoming ERDI institute in February, as well as the shifts ERDI has made in the past year. Follow Jennifer Ferrari on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-ferrari-25b64a9/ Follow Jennifer Ferrari on Twitter: twitter.com/jlferrari128 Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd Follow Todd Hand on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS Follow Knowledge Leaders on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
10:33
January 16, 2020
What to Expect at LearnLaunch 2020 with Jean Eddy and Annabel Cellini
Todd Hand discusses the upcoming LearnLaunch Across Boundaries conference with members of ASA, Jean Eddy and Annabel Cellini, sponsors of this year's event. For more information about LearnLaunch and to register, please go to https://learnlaunch.org/2020conference/ Jean Eddy, President & CEO, and Annabel Cellini, Chief Strategy Officer, discuss what to expect at this year's conference and why ASA has chosen to sponsor this event. Eddy and Cellini also describe how ASA has been helping students through their unique 'direct-to-kid' approach, and what they refer to as an informal learning opportunity. Get transcript excerpts of this episode here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/learn-launch-eddy-and-cellini/ Share clips of this podcast on social media: - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV9EySWdXqg - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WyT0kwSZ50 - https://youtu.be/jCgjPKmMoB0 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iksw0SgxLpI Follow Jean Eddy on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jean-eddy-6584786/ Follow Annabel Cellini on Twitter: https://twitter.com/annabelcellini Follow Annabel Cellini on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/annabelcellini/ Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd Follow Todd Hand on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow LearnLaunch on Twitter: https://twitter.com/LearnLaunch Follow LearnLaunch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/learnlaunch/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS Follow Knowledge Leaders on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
15:22
January 8, 2020
Investment in Higher Education with Jason Palmer and Aanand Radia
Todd Hand of Knowledge Leaders talks about the current state of higher education investment with Jason Plamer and Aanand Radia. Both guests are partners at private equity firms that own education technology companies, helping to better for-profit education system Get a transcript of this episode: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/interview-with-palmer-and-radia/ Share clips of this episode on social: https://youtu.be/2zWtIwa1Z3w https://youtu.be/ywfMZ8USa9k https://youtu.be/J6pxsqbFXWk Follow Aanand Radia on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aanand-radia-368b454/ Follow Aanand Radia on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AanandRadia Follow Jason Palmer on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eduventions/ Follow Jason Palmer on Twitter: https://twitter.com/educationpalmer Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd Follow Todd Hand on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS Follow Knowledge Leaders on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
29:48
December 10, 2019
How Has Healthcare Education Changed? with David Mohr
David Mohr, CEO of Salud Education, sits down with Todd Hand to discuss what changes have been made to healthcare education recently, as well as why there is a healthcare worker shortage and which companies are helping the issue. Listen to the full episode: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/the-healthcare-w…ation-can-fix-it/ Share clips of this episode on social media: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IpNiU945ZA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dh9Jq9T3SC0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSMduvt_ovQ Follow David Mohr on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/davemohr/ Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd Follow Todd Hand on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS Follow Knowledge Leaders on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
16:23
December 6, 2019
How Employers and Companies Can Help The Middle Skilled Workers of America with Frank Britt
Todd Hand sits down with Frank Britt, CEO of Penn Foster, Inc., and discusses the middle-skilled workers and how companies such as Penn Foster can help them grow professionally, and more. Get a transcript of the episode here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/interview-with-frank-britt/ Share clips of this episode on Social Media: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9uJmaF1DGM&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tPhMGGUMqo&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qx0w0aO-w7M&feature=youtu.be Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd Follow Todd Hand on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Frank Britt on Twitter: https://twitter.com/frankbritt Follow Frank Britt on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fbritt/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS Follow Knowledge Leaders on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
24:31
November 11, 2019
Starting a Conversation Between Educators and Edtech Companies with Jennifer Ferrari
Jennifer Ferrari, President of Education Research and Development Institute, talks with Todd Hand and April Sarraille of Knowledge Leaders. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/interview-with-jennifer-ferrari/ Share clips of this episode here: https://youtu.be/ZnTl1pxZM-E https://youtu.be/Lu-4z3fMOYA https://youtu.be/D_K1yMKmPGc Follow Jennifer Ferrari on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jennifer-ferrari-25b64a9/ Follow Jennifer Ferrari on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jlferrari128 Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: twitter.com/HandTodd Follow Todd Hand on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Twitter: twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS Follow Knowledge Leaders on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
20:12
October 14, 2019
Education Technology and Work Integrated Learning with Brandon Busteed
Brandon Busteed, President at Kaplan University Partners, joins Todd Hand of Knowledge Leaders to discuss his career, how and why Kaplan created his role for him, what he will be talking about at the October 2019 Close It Summit, and more. Brandon touches upon the importance of work-integrated learning, and which brands are doing it well, as well as why he thinks higher education, as we know it, is in danger. We also hear about his journey in Education Technology and how an alcohol education course was the start of it all. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/interview-with-brandon-busteed/ Share clips of this episode here: https://youtube.com/watch?v=hHOEdjK5aG4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUwyIt0rmfM Follow Brandon Busteed on Twitter: https://twitter.com/brandonbusteed Follow Brandon Busteed on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/busteed/ Follow Todd Hand on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HandTodd Follow Todd Hand on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/toddhand/ Follow Knowledge Leaders on Twitter: https://twitter.com/KnowledgeLDRS Follow Knowledge Leaders on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/knowledge-leaders
22:25
September 10, 2019
Future of Work and Education: Interview with Heather McGowan
Heather McGowan, Keynote Speaker at the 2019 Close It Summit and Future of Work Strategist, discusses what she would do differently in higher education, discusses how products and services are "the by-products" of company culture and contrasts Amazon from Barnes and Noble to illustrate growth capacity. She also touches upon the Gallop data on K-12 disengagement. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/heather-mcgowan-future-of-work-and-education/ Share clips from this episode by video here: https://youtu.be/sSoya9bpjs0 https://youtu.be/cTMpiiMaJFg https://youtu.be/4_DakMZA-No
17:39
August 14, 2019
Education Investment Trends and the BMO 2019 Back to School Conference
Susan Wolford, Vice Chair of BMO Capital Markets, discusses education investment trends and the themes to be discussed at the 2019 BMO Back to School conference. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/the-2019-bmo-conference/ Share an excerpt by video here: https://www.youtube.com/embed/JTX5mjTmRyk
17:45
August 11, 2019
Women in Business: The Challenges They Face
Kate Eberle Walker, CEO at PresenceLearning, joins April Sarraille and Todd Hand of Knowledge Leaders to discuss the challenges women face in business, the things every manager can do to be a better boss for women, and how to increase the number of female executives in the education sector. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/women-in-business-challenges-they-face/ Share this by video here: https://youtu.be/lEVFU6_GB8I
25:46
July 18, 2019
Interview with Brad Whitman on "Private Equity Investing in Education-Focused Companies"
Brad Whitman, Founding Partner at Renovus Capital Partners, discusses why private equity firms have gone back to investing in education and the upcoming Education Capital Roundtable. Learn more in this episode of the Knowledge Leaders Podcast, hosted by Todd Hand. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/post-secondary-education-investment Share this by video here: https://youtu.be/q6spndw2mIw
18:14
June 18, 2019
Interview with Chad Johnson on "Trends in Early Childhood Education and M&A"
Chad Johnson, Managing Director & Partner at Cherry Tree, discusses education M&A trends and the attention on the Early Childhood Education market being the real deal. He also discusses the idea that curriculum companies and the Chinese education market are being underreported as investment focuses. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/education-investment-market-chad-johnson/ Share this by video here: https://youtu.be/yisa83Kj4F8 https://youtu.be/8a3J9A4ULf4
10:24
May 16, 2019
April Sarraille on "Executive Search for the Education Sector"
Executive recruiter April Sarraille of executive search firm Knowledge Leaders joins Jeanne Allen of the Center For Education Reform to discuss executive search in the education sector, innovation in talent acquisition and what makes for the most successful search. This, plus the student's entire experience being a story(Pre-K to gray). Learn more in this episode of the Knowledge Leaders Podcast. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/executive-search-education/ Share this via video here: https://youtu.be/JMQoAu1aLUI https://youtu.be/MGAr6-AlUkM
08:25
April 25, 2019
Interview with Jamie Candee on "Big Data Analysis in the Education Sector"
Jamie Candee, CEO of Edmentum, discusses the importance of data interoperability in the education sector and how the industry can drive insight with standardization of education data sets for better data analysis. She also answers the question, "How do we educate kids for jobs that might not be available in the future?" Learn more in this episode of the Knowledge Leaders Podcast, hosted by Todd Hand. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/big-data-education/ Share this via the following videos: https://youtu.be/Df2PqFT1UTM https://youtu.be/_eDSHlJJoCo
23:48
April 20, 2019
Interview with Deborah Quazzo on "What's to come at ASU GSV Summit 2019"
Deborah Quazzo, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of GSV AcceleraTE Fund, discusses how GSV AcceleraTE makes an impact in the learning and talent sectors, as well as how to maximize your time at ASU GSV Summit 2019. Learn more in this episode of the Knowledge Leaders Podcast, hosted by Todd Hand. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/interview-with-deborah-quazzo-gsv/ Share this via video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JitGh9C6GD4
18:52
March 21, 2019
Interview with Daniel Pianko on "The Evolution of Higher Education"
Daniel Pianko, Co-Founder and Managing Director of University Ventures, discusses the chasm between Higher Education and employers, competency-based hiring, and advancing the student experience. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/interview-with-daniel-pianko-on-the-evolution-of-higher-education/ Share this via video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPUjnecMk5A
26:20
March 18, 2019
Interview with Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic on "Leadership Selection"
Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, former CEO at Hogan Assessments, discusses what hiring teams forget to uncover in c-suite evaluation, not seeking candidates with 100% authenticity and why hiring a moderate misfit is a good idea. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/interview-tomas-chamorro-premuzic-leadership-selection/ Share this via video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JSsZm9P1RKM
24:05
March 18, 2019
Interview with Sean Gallagher on "Higher Education and Talent Strategy"
Sean Gallagher and Todd Hand discuss the role of educational credentials in 2019 and beyond. Talent is at the top of c-suite agendas. Sean shares what the nationwide survey found on how employers are making hiring decisions. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/interview-sean-gallagher-higher-education-talent-strategy/ Share this via video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBnBZlal1t0
22:55
March 18, 2019
Interview with Jaime Casap on "The Future of Learning"
Jaime Casap, Chief Education Evangelist at Google, discusses the future of education and personalized learning and why current learning models are failing. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/interview-jaime-casap-future-of-learning/ Share this via video here: https://youtu.be/OWACZv-2Ong
24:38
March 18, 2019
Interview with Chris Curran and Adam Newman on "Investing in the Education Market"
Chris Curran and Adam Newman, Co-Founders of Tyton Partners, discuss the education market from an investment viewpoint. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/chris-curran-adam-newman-investing-in-education-market/ Share this via video here: https://youtu.be/7xyBRMu4Uic
17:33
March 18, 2019
Interview with Shoshana Vernick on "Leaders in Education"
Shoshana Vernick, Managing Partner at Sterling Partners, and Todd Hand discuss current investments, discusses what makes a great CEO in education, thriving Boards, and how Sterling is approaching diversity. Get a transcript excerpt here: https://knowledgeleadersgroup.com/interview-shoshana-vernick-education-leaders/ Share this via video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qu2F_7EfSRA
24:54
March 18, 2019