Erin Mote

Co-Founder and Executive Director


Erin Mote is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of InnovateEDU. In this role, Erin leads the organization and its major projects including technology product development, work on data interoperability and data systems, and an urban education Fellowship for new educators. She leads the organization’s work on creating uncommon alliances to create systems change - in special education, talent development, and data modernization.  An enterprise architect, she created, alongside her team, two of InnovateEDU’s signature technology products -  Cortex, a next-generation personalized learning platform, and Landing Zone - a cutting-edge infrastructure as a service data product.

Erin is also the co-founder of Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School with her husband Dr. Eric Tucker. She is a recognized leader in technology, mobile, and broadband and has spent much of her career focused on expanding access to technology in the US and abroad. Erin serves in an advisory capacity for several leading international organizations, including Digital Promise, SXSWedu Launch, XPrize, and the Barbara Bush Foundation.