Ben Wallerstein

Co-founder and CEO

Whiteboard Advisors

Twice named to Washingtonian magazine’s annual list of the nation’s most influential leaders in education, Ben has a well-earned reputation as the go-to policy, communications, and political advisor for the sector's most impactful investors and entrepreneurs. For more that twenty years, Ben has brought a deeply substantive perspective to bear on complex challenges for companies across the PreK-Gray spectrum. As an active investor and frequent commentator on the intersection of regulation and innovation, Ben's perspectives have appeared in The Washington Post, USA Today, TechCrunch, EdSurge, and VentureBeat, among others. He is the author of "Partnering with Government to Tackle Big Problems: Five Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know."