Kristen is a Managing Director in the strategy consulting practice at Tyton Partners. Kristen has spent 15 years working at the intersection of higher education, online learning and workforce development. She is a frequent author and presenter on digital teaching and learning in higher education.
Kristen previously worked as a Special Advisor at Northeastern University, where she led initiatives focused on creating new pathways to recruit underrepresented students, building new models for experiential learning, developing alternative credentials, and scaling career services. Prior to that, Kristen was a Managing Vice President at Eduventures, where she worked with hundreds of institutions to develop strategy, track market trends and innovations, and build high-performing teams. Early in her career, Kristen taught undergraduate global history and writing courses at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).
Kristen holds a BA in International Relations and Chinese from Colgate University and a MA in International Affairs and Economic Development from the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California, San Diego.