Nancy Poon Lue is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer for the Advanced Education Research & Development Fund. She previously served as executive director at the venture capital firm Global Silicon Valley (GSV), where she oversaw the launch of their education accelerator, network relations for their education portfolio and the annual ASU+GSV Summit. Prior to joining GSV, Lue was a senior official in the Obama Administration where she led the U.S. Department of Education’s strategic planning and performance management initiatives, including the development of the federal agency’s five-year strategic plan. Her prior experiences include serving as a principal at The Advisory Board Company, where she led corporate strategy and new product development for the launch of the firm’s global higher education division, and as vice president of strategic planning for Edison Learning, a K-12 education management company. Lue graduated with honors from Harvard College and Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has been recognized as a Presidential Leadership Scholar, a Silicon Valley Woman of Influence and a senior fellow with the American Leadership Forum Silicon Valley.
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