Ann Kirschner

Ann Kirschner

Professor of Practice & Senior Advisor to the Office of the President

ASU

Ann Kirschner is a strategic advisor, board director, and writer. The thread that runs through her diverse career is understanding the dynamic changes shaping our future, especially the impact of technology on how we work, shop, entertain, and learn.She is founder and CEO of Comma International and Dean Emerita of Macaulay Honors College of the City University of New York. A former senior executive of five start-ups, she is currently an independent board director of the Movado Group (MOV), Noodle Partners, and Strategic Cyber Ventures.. She is a Senior Advisor to the President at Arizona State University, where she serves on the management committee of ASU EdPlus and Learning Enterprise.Ann Kirschner is a strategic advisor to ShortTok and serves on the national advisory boards of Chegg, WorldQuant University and Break Through Tech. She co-chairs the Princeton Graduate School Leadership Council, and is a former trustee of Princeton University. She co-chairs Footsteps and serves on the board of NYC First and the Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation.As the first digital strategist for the National Football League, Ann Kirschner co-launched NFL SUNDAY TICKET, NFL.COM, and SUPERBOWL.COM. A pioneer in e-learning, she was co-founder and CEO of FATHOM with Columbia University and the London School of Economics. She was founding co-director of the Women inTechnology and Entrepreneurship (WiTNY) initiative. Her books include Sala’s Gift and Lady at the OK Corral: The True St