Kristen is a Managing Director in the strategy consulting practice at Tyton Partners. Kristen has spent 20 years working at the intersection of education, innovation, digital learning equity and workforce development and is a frequent author and presenter.Her recent engagements have included bringing university and employers together to design workforce development pathways that meet regional needs, leading university-wide strategy and revenue sustainability engagements, developing product and go-to-market strategies for edtech firms and their investors, organizational redesign for a growing non-profit organization, working with a foundation to develop a framework for equity-centered ed tech product design, and publishing nationally regarded research on the impact of the pandemic on higher education.Kristen previously worked as a Special Advisor at Northeastern University, where she led innovation initiatives focused on creating new pathways to recruit underserved students, building new models for experiential learning, developing alternative credentials, and scaling career services. Earlier in her carer, Kristen was a Managing Vice President at Eduventure and taught undergraduate history and writing courses at the University of California, San Diego. Kristen holds a BA from Colgate University and an MA in International Affairs and Economic Development from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UCSD. She is the parent of three school-aged children.