Power of Women

Christine Willig


Illuminate Education

Christine Willig serves as CEO of Illuminate Education, the leading provider of formative assessment, analytics, and data visualization solutions for K-12 education. Christine was appointed CEO of Illuminate after serving as CEO of Key Data Systems (KDS), one of five leading companies in K-12 education that merged to form the all new Illuminate Education in 2018. While at Key Data Systems, Christine was responsible for the company's strategic direction, helping position KDS as a leading assessment content and services provider in K-12. Prior to KDS, Christine served as President of McGraw-Hill Education K-12, where she was responsible for transforming the company's business during one of the most significant market shifts in education. Widely recognized as one of the leading minds across education technology, content, and services, Christine was bestowed the Lamplighter Visionary Award from the Association of American Publishers in 2015 and is a frequent keynote speaker and author.