Chris Walsh

Exec Dir

Chris Fitzgerald Walsh is an experienced K-12 educator, media producer, and entrepreneur. Since his days as a middle school teacher, Chris has leveraged digital tools to bring large scale innovations to teaching and learning. Most recently, Chris was the CEO of Zaption, an innovator in interactive video for learning; the company was acquired by Workday in 2016. Chris has held leadership positions with numerous national education organizations including New Tech Network (NTN), Edutopia, WestEd, and the KIPP Foundation. He also co-founded the Google Teacher Academy, and he is the creator and executive producer of the Infinite Thinking Machine. Chris earned his M.A. in “Learning, Design, and Technology” from Stanford, and a B.A. and M.Ed. from UCLA. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family, traveling, kayaking, and searching for the perfect chocolate chip cookie.

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