Kevin Byrne

Managing Dir US Programs
Michael & Susan Dell Foundation

Kevin manages the foundation’s giving in the United States which ranges from projects for greater student success to supporting local nonprofits providing vital services to low-income families in Central Texas. Leveraging more than two decades’ experience to provide better lives for low income students, he joined the foundation to create the Dell Scholars Program, a college success and graduation program that is graduating scholars at four times the national rate. Kevin has been heavily involved in ways to personalize technology and data for the benefit of students and parents through his work with several states and districts across the nation as well as leading the work on Scholar Snapp. In addition, he has worked with national, regional, and local schools and college preparation and completion programs to get more low income students through college.

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