Katrina Stevens

President and CEO

The Tech Interactive

Katrina Stevens is the President and CEO of The Tech, a science and technology center based in San Jose,CA, that creates immersive and inclusive STEM education resources to develop the next generation of problem-solvers locally, nationally and globally. As an educator, administrator, innovator, edtech startup founder and policymaker, Stevens has focused on ways to create inspirational and impactful learning experiences for young people around the world. She is deeply committed to equity and ensuring that The Tech helps diversify the STEM workforce worldwide to ensure people from all backgrounds play a role in the development of technology including AI. Before joining The Tech, Stevens was the director of learning science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, where her portfolio included work on bringing what we know about how learning works into tools, classrooms and professional development. Her work included investments in efforts to create an inclusive R&D infrastructure. During the Obama administration, Stevens was appointed deputy director in the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology, where she led the Future Ready Schools movement to help district leaders implement best practices in digital learning, edtech developer outreach and the National Education Technology Plan. She’s had extensive experience consulting for foundations, nonprofits and edtech companies and serving on national and global advisories, steering committees and boards.