Alan Arkatov

Founding Director

Alan is the Katzman/Ernst Chair in Educational Entrepreneurship, Technology, and Innovation at the USC Rossier School of Education.

With more than two decades of education policy leadership at the local, state, and national levels, Arkatov has been a successful entrepreneur and trailblazing innovator.

He is the founder and former chairman of, former CEO of the Teaching Channel, and part of the founding team at 2U.

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