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Check out our inspiring thought leaders, technology innovators, market disruptors, international investors, and change makers who will be speaking at South Summit.

"Conoce a los líderes, innovadores de tecnologías, disruptores  de mercados, inversores internacionales y agentes de cambio que hablarán en South Summit"


Learn Capital

Michael Staton is a General Partner at Learn Capital, where he has helped lead investments into Coursera, Minerva, BrightBytes, AltSchool and Brilliant. He is the founder and former CEO of Uversity, the pioneer of Social Enrollment Management technology in Higher Education. For Uversity, Michael secured the first venture investment from the Gates Foundation’s US Programs into a private company. Because of his years as a public school teacher and his intuitive understanding of K12 education, Michael served as a Venture Partner and Community Advisor to NewSchools Venture Fund’s Seed Fund, now Reach Capital. Outside of investing, he has had early roles, befriended and advised many EdTech companies, including Dev Bootcamp and Goalbook. Michael was declared a top one hundred innovator by the Chronicle of Higher Education, and he is on the advisory board of SxSW EDU and the Higher Education Working Group of the American Enterprise Institute.

"Michel Staton es uno de los socios de Learn Capital, donde ha colaborado en la inversión en Coursera, Minerva, BrightBytes, AltSchool y Brilliant. Es el fundador y ex CEO de  University, el pionero en tecnología de Social Enrollment Management de Educación Superior. Para University Michel aseguró la primera inversión de riesgo desde  Gates Foundation’s US Programs a una compañía privada. Debido a sus años de profesor en Escuela Pública y su intuitivo entender de la educación K12, Michel trabajó como Venture Partner and Community Advisor to NewSchools Venture Fund’s Seed Fund, ahora Reach Capital. Dejando a un lado la inversión, ha tenido diferentes roles, acompañando y aconsejando muchas compñías EdTech, incluyendo Dev Bootcamp and Goalbook. Michel está entre los 100 primeros innovadores declarados por la Chronicle of Higher Education y está en el equipo de consejo de SxSW EDU y Higher Education Working Group of the American Enterprise Institute."

Michael Staton- The Future of Higher Education in a Digital Age

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05 May, 2016
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South Summit 2016
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