Betsy Corcoran


Betsy Corcoran is co-founder and CEO of EdSurge , an award-winning news and information
source on education technology. EdSurge delivers weekly newsletters, runs a vibrant jobs board, and a series of powerful Summits that bring together educators and entrepreneurs who are decision makers.

Ms. Corcoran previously was an award winning journalist. She spent 10 years with Forbes, where she served as Executive Editor for technology at Forbes Media. She’s also been a staff writer for the Washington Post, a member of the Board of Editors of Scientific American and a Fellow in the Knight Science Journalism program at MIT. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Georgetown University. She’s been a featured commentator on programs including Forbes on Fox, CNBC, NBC's
"Press Here.” She was named a “Rock Star” of education in 2013. In a pro bono capacity, she advises several charter schools and serves as a Trustee of the local library. Her sons attend public school in California.

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