Dr. Shlomy Kattan is a Senior Director at XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and managing large-scale competitions to solve humanity's grand challenges. Shlomy leads the Foundation’s Learning and Human Potential Domain and is the Prize Lead of the $7M Adult Literacy XPRIZE. In this capacity, he works closely with business leaders, policy makers, and industry experts to design the future of learning, work, and human-machine interaction, helping to define how we as a species shape the Fourth Industrial Revolution on a human scale.
Prior to joining XPRIZE, Shlomy was CEO of Kudo!, an award-winning, funded EdTech startup operating in Latin America. He is also the Co-founder and first Editor-in-Chief of the Berkeley Review of Education, an academic journal devoted to equity and justice in education now in its seventh year of publication and with over 65K readers.
Shlomy was previously a Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, one of the world’s premier strategy consulting firms, where he advised Fortune 100 companies on strategy, organizational design, and operations. Before joining BCG, Shlomy had a 10-year career in e-learning, traditional education, and academia.
Shlomy earned his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, where he was a Wenner-Gren Foundation Fellow. He serves on the School Board of Directors of the Alliance for College Ready Public Schools and is an advisor to and investor in education and healthcare startups.
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