Sujata Bhatt

Senior Innovation Consultant / Transcend

As a Senior Innovation Consultant, Sujata Bhatt brings over twenty years’ experience in strategy, design, and K18 teaching to help organizations define, build, and pilot new paths at the crossroads of equity and innovation, history and the 4th Industrial Revolution economy. As Senior Fellow at Transcend, a national nonprofit that supports community-based school redesign, she has helped define spreading and scaling strategy, including piloting programming for system leaders, redefining comms during COVID-19, and building partnerships with leading organizations in the field. At the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, she is the Capstone Director for the world’s first Education Entrepreneurship M.S.Ed Program, where students from 15 time zones define and develop ventures in edtech, K-Grey learning, and social justice.She also serves on the board of the Mastery Transcript Consortium and Red Bridge Education, and is a frequent contributor to national publications and conferences.

Previously, she was Managing Partner, Innovation for the Boston Public Schools, where she developed and launched innovation strategy for the nation’s oldest school district; the founder of The Incubator School, a high-performing, intentionally diverse, entrepreneurship-themed middle-high school in Los Angeles Unified; and a National Board-Certified teacher.

She received her History from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A. in Medieval History from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and was a Junior Fellow at the Society of Fellows at Harvard. She lives in Santa Monica, California.