Noah Sudow

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Senior Vice President

For more than decade, Noah Sudow has worked on the front lines of postsecondary education and workforce development as a policymaker, grantmaker and strategy consultant.  He served as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation at the Ohio Board of Regents under governors Ted Strickland and John Kasich, where he helped to lead the renewal of the Ohio Third Frontier, the creation of the Ohio GI Promise, allowing public higher education institutions to hold equity, and the first ever statewide technology transfer agreement. Noah also formed and was responsible for the accountability system introduced in Ohio's 2008 Ten-year Strategic Plan for Higher Education and served as a Policy Assistant for Higher Education and Economic Development to Ohio Governor Ted Strickland.

At Whiteboard Advisors, he supports a diverse portfolio of companies, nonprofits and organizations that value his unique insight into where policy is headed and its relationship with improving student success and economic mobility. Noah’s opinions, writing and commentary have been featured by EdSurge and has helped place articles and opinions in Inside Higher Ed, The Chronicle of Higher Education, the Washington Post, The Hill and the New York Times, among others. He has done extensive analysis on state higher education outcomes policy, including performance-based funding and accountability initiatives. 

Prior to joining Whiteboard Advisors Noah served as the director external relations and special assistant to the president at Hillel International, where he secured over ten million dollars in new grant funding. He is a proud graduate of the Ohio State University with a B.A. in political science and a B.S. in economics.