Philipp Schmidt


The Center for Reimagining Learning

Philipp Schmidt is interim CTO of The Center for Reimagining Learning, a non-profit organization that was created by MIT and Harvard to increase equity in post-secondary education in the US. Prior to joining tCRIL, Philipp was the Director of Digital Learning at the MIT Media Lab, where he retains an appointment as research scientist. Philipp has been a successful social entrepreneur, has led institutional innovation and edtech efforts, and has been a board member and advisor to equity-focused education organizations. Before moving to the US he spent ten years in South Africa.