Alix Guerrier

Alix Guerrier



Alix is the incoming CEO of DonorsChoose a platform with the mission of making it easy for anyone to help a teacher in need moving us closer to a nation where students in every community have the tools and experiences they need for a great education. Prior to DonorsChoose he co-founded an educational technology company LearnZillion (acquired in 2019) and served as CEO of the philanthropic platform GlobalGiving. His previous work experience includes consulting in McKinsey & Company’s Education Practice teaching middle school and high school mathematics and working in the public finance department at Citigroup. His awards include the NewSchools Venture Fund Entrepreneur of the Year in 2013 FastCompany’s Most Innovative Education Company in 2014 DC’s Top 40 Entrepreneurs Under 40 in 2016 Washington Post top workplaces in 2020 and Nonprofit Times Power & Influence Top 50 (2021). Alix has a Masters in Education from the Stanford University School of Education and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. He graduated from Harvard University with an AB in physics and is a proud product of New Haven Public Schools. A first-generation American and child of parents from Haiti and rural Brazil he lives in Washington D.C. with his wife and two daughters.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

2:10 pm
2:50 pm

Cutting Edge Innovation in K-12

Harbor H, Level 2

Where Have All the Teachers Gone? – The Dire Teacher Shortage and Strategies to Mitigate It