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Innovation in EdTech Panel

Check out our Innovation in EdTech Panel! Questions we asked: How does emerging innovation in the education space change the way teachers and students interact? How are classroom-revolutionizing technologies providing teachers and students with invaluable tools? How are new MOOC platforms and data-centered analysis algorithms democratizing education for everyone connected to the Internet? 

Featuring panelists: 

Sam Bhattacharyya is the CEO and Co-Founder of Dot Learn, the proprietor of a vectorization technology that has the capability of compressing educational videos by 10-100x. He holds an MBA from MIT and a Master's in Robotics from Vanderbilt.

Katie Nielson is the Chief Education Officer at Voxy, a state-of-the-art, configurable platform that provides schools, companies, and governments around the world with needs-based, personalized English instruction. She holds a Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition from the University of Maryland.

Uday Singh (@udayrsingh) is co-founder and the CEO of Epigrammar, the first service that lets teachers automatically make assessments through gleaning insights from students’ notes.

Forrest Smith is the Head of Product at Neverware, a technology company that provides a service intended to make aging PCs faster and more secure.  He brings his passion for people and curiosity about products with him to discuss how innovations are affecting education.

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