Patrick Rossol-Allison is Associate Vice President, Strategic Initiatives for the Learning Enterprise. In his role he finds opportunities to create innovative tech-enabled solutions to democratize the knowledge and opportunities that have traditionally been held by only a few. Patrick develops early stage learning ideas into executable and fundable concepts and oversees enterprise-wide strategic initiatives.Previously, Patrick created and was Head of ASU Local, specifically designed for equitable education outcomes. He redesigned the university experience so that students could pursue over 100 bachelor’s degrees in locations across the country while embedded in a tight-knit local community.Prior as Senior Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, he invested over $30M in higher education initiatives. He oversaw relationships and investments including those of the Aspen Institute, Harvard University, and the American Institutes for Research. He evaluated all of the foundation’s investments in community colleges, HBCUs, research universities, and state systems.