2013 ILC Speakers

Paulette Altmaier
Education Partnerships, Khan Academy

Mark Applebaum
Associate Professor of Composition and Theory, Stanford University; Founding Director, The Stanford Improvisation Collective

Elizabeth Babcock
Chief Public Engagement Officer, California Academy of Sciences

Susan Baum
Co-director of International Center for Talent Development and Director of Professional Development, Bridges Academy

Paulo Blikstein
FabLab@School Creator; Assistant Professor, Stanford School of Education

David Bolinsky
Producer, "The Inner Life of the Cell"; Founder and Creative Director at e.mersion

Martin Boroson
Creator, One-Moment Meditation; Author of One-Moment Meditation: Stillness for People on the Go

Leon Botstein
President, Bard College; Music Director, American Symphony Orchestra; Conductor

Pete Bowers
Founder, WordWorks Literacy Center; Author of Teaching How the Written Word Works

John Seely Brown
Director, Deloitte Center for Edge Innovation

Ann Marie Burgoyne
Managing Director, Social Innovation Initiative of the Emerson Collective

Paul Chapman
Executive Director, Inverness Associates; Author of Greening America’s Schools 2.0

Ann Cooper
Chef, Author of Lunch Lessons: Changing the Way We Feed Our Children

Megan Cowan
Co-founder and Executive Director, Mindful Schools

Sharon Gamson Danks
Co-founder, International School Grounds Alliance; Author of Asphalt to Ecosystems: Design Ideas for Schoolyard Transformation

Amanda Day Alonzo
Biology Teacher, Lynnbrook High School

James Delisle
Retired Professor of Special Education, Kent State University, Author of Dumbing Down America (2014)

Scott Doorley
Creative Director, Stanford University d.school; Co-author of Make Space

Dale Dougherty
Co-creator, The Maker Faire; White House “Champion of Change”

Kareem Edouard
Learning Sciences Technology Design Program, Stanford Graduate School of Education

Fred Estes
Science Education, The Nueva School, Author, Turning Research into Results

Diane W. Frankenstein
Strategic Literacy Consultant, Author of Reading Together: Everything You Need to Know to Raise a Child Who Loves to Read

Alyssa Gallagher
Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction, Los Altos School District

Georgia Heard
Founding Member, Columbia University Teachers College Reading and Writing Project; Author

Marco Iacoboni
Neurologist; Author of Mirroring People: The Science of Empathy and How We Connect With Others

Mimi Ito
Chair and Research Director, Digital Media and Learning Hub, UC Irvine; Author of Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out

Maggie Johnson
Director of Education and University Relations, Google

Sandra Kaplan
Professor of Clinical Education, University of Southern California; Co-author of Curriculum Deveopment for Gifted and Advance Learners

David Kelley
Founder, IDEO; Professor, Stanford University d.school

Dacher Keltner
Psychology Professor and Founding Faculty Director, The Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley

George Kembel
Co-founder and Executive Director, Stanford University d.school

Barbara Kerr
Williamson Family Distinguished Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Kansas

Neeru Khosla
Co-Founder and Executive Director, CK-12 Foundation

Ralph King
Producer and Co-diretor PBS documentary Extreme by Design

Daphne Koller
Co-founder and Co-CEO, Coursera; Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University

David Levy
Professor, University of Washington Information School; Author of Scrolling Forward: Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age.

Susanna Loeb
Professor and Director, Stanford University Center for Education Policy Analysis

Geraldine Mabin
Executive Director, Friendship in Action

Jessica Manzone
University of Southern California, Rossier School of Education

Eric Mazur
Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Harvard University; Author of Peer Instruction: A User's Manual

Marissa Moss
Children's author and illustrator,  Author of the Amelia's Notebook series

Pendred Noyce
Co-founding Trustee, The Noyce Foundation, Author of the Lost in Lexicon series

Ruth Parker
CEO, Mathematics Education Collaborative (MEC); Co-author of Supporting School Mathematics: How to Work with Parents and the Public

Henri Picciotto
Math Teacher and Consultant, Author of Algebra: Themes, Tools, Concepts

Denise Pope
Author of Doing School: How We Are Creating a Generation of Stressed Out, Materialistic, and Miseducated Students

David Preston
Teacher, Management Consultant, Author of Time for Success

Jeremiah Quinlan
Dean of Undergraduate Admissions, Yale University

Helen Quinn
Physics Professor Emerita, SLAC; National Academy of Sciences

Lynn Rankin
Director of the Institute for Inquiry, Exploratorium

Howard Rheingold
Founder, Rheingold University; Author of Net Smart: How to Thrive Online

Elizabeth Rieke
CEO and Executive Director, Center for Childhood Creativity

Larry Rosenstock
CEO, Founding Principal, High Tech High

Robert Sapolsky
Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine; Author of Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers

Kim Saxe
Director, The Nueva School Innovation Lab; Pioneer in Design Thinking, Design Engineering, and Entrepreneurship Education

Mark Schoeffel
Assistant Head and Founding Head of Upper School, The Nueva School

Tina Seelig
Executive Director, Stanford Technology Ventures Program; Author of inGenius: A Crash Course on Creativity

Tito Serafini
Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer, Atreca, Inc.

Shauna Shapiro
Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University; Coauthor of The Art and Science of Mindfulness

Richard Shaw
Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid, Stanford University

Dan Siegel
Clinical Psychiatrist and Professor, UCLA; Author of Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation

Olatunde Sobomehin
Founder and President, Esfacé

Catherine Steiner-Adair
Clinical Instructor, Harvard Medical School Department of Psychiatry; Author of The Big Disconnect

Carol Tang
Program Officer at the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

Diane Tavenner
Founder and CEO, Summit Public Schools

Beth Sutkus Thompson
Executive Director of KIPP Bay Area Schools

Janice Toben
Social and Emotional Learning Consultant for Public and Independent Schools

Darryl Uy
Director of Admission, Kenyon College

Patrick van der Pijl
CEO and Founder, Business Inc.; Producer of Business Model Generation

Steve Vassallo
Venture Capitalist, Foundation Capital

Tony Wagner
Innovation Education Fellow, Harvard; Author of Creating Innovators and The Global Achievement Gap

James Webb
Founder, Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted Children, Inc.; Author of A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children

Susie Wise
K-12 Lab Network Director, Stanford University d.school

Liz Wiseman
President, Wiseman Group; Author of The Multiplier Effect: Tapping the Genius Inside Our Schools

Scott Witthoft
Co-director, Environments Collaborative at Stanford University d.school; Co-author of Make Space

Frank Worrell
Director, Academic Talent Development Program and Professor in the Graduate School of Education, U.C. Berkeley

Ric Zappa
Principal of KIPP Summit Academy in San Lorenzo