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Chad Troutwine is a media and education entrepreneur, filmmaker, and craft brewer. He is the co-founder of Dragonfire, a premium television studio; Veritas Prep, a college test preparation and graduate school admissions consulting company; and Codesmith, a software engineering academy, all based in southern California. Chad is also the co-founder of Torn Label Brewing Company in Kansas City, Missouri, and Spectrum Station, the area’s largest private preschool. He also co-founded Freakonomics Media, producer of one of the world's most popular podcast. Over the past decade, Chad has also invested in and produced fifteen feature films and documentaries. Chad’s films have garnered three Sundance premieres, two Emmy nominations, and an Academy Award. He serves on the Board of the Arora Project, Eli Nutrition, and the Harvard University Center for Public Leadership. Chad earned a BA from Arizona State University, a JD from the University of Missouri, an MBA from the Yale University School of Management, and an MPA from the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government, where he served on the Admissions Committee. He is a 2013 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.