Taylor Shead

Founder & CEO


Taylor Shead is the innovative founder of Stemuli, a generative gaming platform that revolutionizes learning by offering immersive, career-connected experiences and personalized curriculum. She stands out as the 94th black woman to raise over $1 million in venture capital and was named one of Dallas' most influential CEOs in 2023 & 2024. Under her leadership, Stemuli has received significant accolades, including the Transformation Award for EdTech from Forbes. Supported by notable investors like Tim Draper and organizations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Taylor's mission with Stemuli is to make education as captivating as video games, establishing her as a leading voice at the nexus of AI, education, and workforce innovation.