Christina Heitz

Founder and CEO

Cambiar Education

Prior to her role at Cambiar, Christina served as Managing Director of The Broad Academy, leading all aspects of recruitment, selection, training, and executive coaching for over 100 Superintendent/CEO/Education Commissioner roles in large urban, public school systems and at the state level across the country. The Academy works with passionate, proven leaders to catalyze equity, drive dramatic gains in student achievement, and create proof points of what is possible.Previously, Christina worked with The Broad Foundation on a national campaign to raise public awareness about the need for improvement in K-12 public education. Christina has led innovation and new product development for three Fortune 500 companies including AT&T, SBC Communications, and Ralston Purina. She also served in leadership roles in several start-up organizations, including NorthPoint Communications, Institute of California, and AIM (Admissions Information Management).Christina has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Duke University and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She was also a Pahara-Aspen Fellow (in the gFunk cohort!).