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J.B. Schramm is an education and workforce social entrepreneur and philanthropy executive, founder of the national student-led college access and success nonprofit PeerForward (formerly College Summit), and New Profit's Learn to Earn fund, incubator of PIE (Postsecondary Innovation for Equity Fund), the Future of Work Grand Challenge, the Rapid Reskilling XPRIZE, and the College Success Award.
Forbes named J.B. to its 2012 Impact 30 list of top global social entrepreneurs for his work leading College Summit, the organization President Obama saluted with a portion of his Nobel Peace Prize award in 2009. J.B. is the recipient of Honorary Doctorates from Regis University and the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium), and is a fellow of the Aspen Institute, Skoll Foundation, World Economic Forum, Ashoka, and the Manhattan Institute. He has been interviewed by, and published in, numerous media outlets including The New York Times, the Washington Post, and People.