Ben Watsky

Chief of Staff

Ben serves as Whiteboard Advisors' Chief of Staff, supporting education organizations and entrepreneurs with strategy and communications as well as coordinating internal logistics and operations for the Whiteboard team. He joined Whiteboard Advisors after two years as a faculty member at King’s Academy, an independent boarding school outside Amman, Jordan, where he pioneered a blended online history course and was a featured presenter on edtech at Jordan’s first education conference. Ben holds a degree in Cognitive Science from Yale University; while at Yale, he bolstered his education experience at the Breakthrough Collaborative and the Educational Testing Service and toured the world singing a cappella with the Whiffenpoofs. Ben is the co-publisher of Whiteboard's regular Education Insider reports, and his research and writing has been featured in EdSurge.