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Renee Foster was most recently president of Curriculum Associates, a privately-held education technology company providing personalized learning support for over five million K-12 students nationwide. During her tenure from 2008 through the sale in 2017 the company grew from $30M to over $200M by delivering programs proven to be highly effective at closing student learning gaps. She was recognized as a Top 100 Influential Ed Tech leader and is passionate about creating tools to drive performance gains for all learners, particularly those in under-resourced communities. Prior to Curriculum Associates, Renee was a senior director at The American Museum of Natural History, where she built new business operations that added $40M in funding and expanded the global research audience. She previously served as a strategy consultant for McKinsey & Company where her focus was developing growth strategies in for profit and nonprofit spaces. Renee serves on the board of the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council and has worked with numerous education related nonprofits. She graduated from Rice University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and earned an MBA from Stanford University. She is a Fellow of the 14th class of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship and member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.