John Bailey serves as the Executive Director of Digital Learning Now! He co-founded and serves as a Sr. Advisor at Whiteboard Advisors, a strategic consulting practice for investors, philanthropies, and entrepreneurs.
Prior to joining Whiteboard, John served in a number of positions in the Bush Administration working on domestic and innovation policy. He most recently served in the White House as part of the President’s Domestic Policy Council where he was responsible for coordinating education and labor issues. He has also served at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the U.S. Department of Commerce and as an ex-officio member of the U.S. Department of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education. As the nation’s second Director of Educational Technology and Pennsylvania’s first Director of Educational Technology, he launched the development of several initiatives to expand online learning and improve the use of technology and data in education.
In 2009, John was named as one of 25 American Council on Germany “Young Leaders” to participate in an annual conference with German business, finance, and government professionals. He was also selected by eSchoolNews as one of the 30 most influential leaders in the education technology industry. He is a board member for the Data Quality Campaign and the regional board of Indego Africa.Return to About