Wednesday, August 11, 2021

Stage X
Seaport Ballroom, Level 2
Scaling Innovation
Higher Education

Stage X Wednesday Breakfast

8:05AM: Conversation on the Future of Online Education (Fireside Chat with Chip Paucek and Anant Agarwal)

Edtech industry leaders 2U and edX recently announced they will be joining together in an industry-redefining combination that is set to usher in a new era of online learning. Hear from the leaders of these two mission-driven organizations on the forces shaping the

next decade of online education as well as how the 2U-edX combination will better enable universities to impact generations to come.

Chip Paucek, Anant Agarwal, Deborah Quazzo (Moderator)

8:30 AM: Unicorns at the Cutting Edge of the Dawn of the Age of Digital Learning

Poised at the edge of a new era AD, these Unicorns will offer an exciting look at growth in the EdTech space and how they have defined and transformed digital learning. What are the secrets to sustained innovation over time? How are these companies scaling to meet demand in sometimes as-yet-undefined-spaces? Are the secrets to company management replicable elsewhere? Don’t miss this chance to hear from the best.

Andrew Grauer, Eduardo Medina, Martin Basiri, Natasha Mascarenhas (Moderator)

9:00 AM: EdTech CEOs at Scale Driving Pre-K to Gray Transformation A.D.

Laura Ipsen, Jeff Tarr, Greg Sebasky, Hardeep Gulati

9:35AM: Fireside Chat w/ Paul LeBlanc

Paul LeBlanc, Julia Stiglitz (Moderator)