We Give Our Founders Access to the Best Minds

Michelson Runway Mentors

  • Abigail Seldin

    CEO, CoFounder at College Abacus

  • Adam Frey

    Founder at Wikispaces

  • Adrian Sannier

    Chief Academic Technology Officer at ASU Online

  • Amy Bevilacqua

    Chief Innovation Officer at American Public Education, Inc.

  • Andrew Cohen

    CEO, Founder at Brainscape

  • Andrew McCann

    VP Business Development at Education Partners, LLC

  • Andrew Trickett

    Co-founder at Merge VR

  • Ashish Rangnekar

    CEO at Bench Prep

  • Barbara Illowsky

    Chief Academic Affairs Officer, Online Education Initiative at Foothill-De Anza Community College District

  • Binh Thuy Do

    Director, Higher Education Innovation at Education Design Lab

  • Bob Regan

    Director of Education at bgC3

  • Borre Ulrichsen

    Chief Information Officer at Gonzaga University

  • Bridget Burns

    Director at University Innovation Alliance

  • Cabot Brown

    CEO at Carabiner LLC

  • Cat Alexander

    Founder / CEO at Cat Alexander Consulting Group

  • Charles Eason

    Small Business Sector Navigator at CA Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Dev. Prog.

  • Charles Thornburgh

    CEO, Founder at Civitas Learning

  • Cheryl Heller

    Partner, Chair at Common Wise

  • Cheryl Vedoe

    CEO at Apex Learning

  • Clay Ostrom

    Partner, Co-founder at Map & Fire

  • Craig Dane Roberts

    Chief Learning Officer at TechSmartKids

  • David Bergeron

    Vice President, Postsecondary Education at Center For American Progress

  • David Harris

    Editor in Chief at OpenStax

  • Doug Lynch

    Senior Fellow at USC Rossier School of Education

  • Esther Tricoche

    Associate Partner at New Schools Venture Fund

  • Gagan Rana

    GM at Chegg Test Prep

  • Gary Brahm

    Chancellor at Brandman University

  • George Siemens

    Executive Director at University of Texas Arlington

  • George Straschnov

    Managing Director at Bisk Ventures

  • Gordon Wishon

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  • Henry Smith

    Professor at JHU Education

  • James Sparkman

    Partner at Alpha Education, LLC

  • Jessica Brondo Davidoff

    CEO, Founder at Admittedly

  • Jill Leafstedt

    Executive Director, Teaching & Learning Innovations at CSU Channel Islands

  • John Sexton

    Partner, Co-founder at Map & Fire

  • Jon Stowe

    CTO at Donor Concierge

  • Joseph Moreau

    Vice Chancellor of Technology, CTO at Foothill-De Anza Community College District

  • Josh Reibel

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  • Karen Cator

    CEO, Founder at Digital Promise

  • Kevin Greaney

    CEO, Founder at Assessment Innovation, Inc.

  • Kris Clerkin

    Executive Director at College for America

  • Laurence Roth

    Education Designer & Partner at Ed Design Lab

  • Maggie Beers

    Executive Director of Academic Technology at San Francisco State University

  • Matthew Cohen

    Managing Director at Cohen Strategy Group

  • Michael Berman

    Chief Innovation Officer at Cal State University Channel Islands

  • Michelle Risconcente

    President at Designs for Learning, Inc

  • Mike Berlin

    Director of Strategic Initiatives at Entangled Solutions

  • Missy Sherburne

    Chief External Relations Officer at College Advising Corps

  • Mo Dhaliwal

    Director of Strategy at Skyrocket Digital

  • Ned Renzi

    Partner at Birchmere VC

  • Nicholas Ross

    Assistant Professor at University of San Francisco

  • Peter Bencivenga

    Chief Academic Officer at IO Education

  • Peter Marcoux

    Founder, Executive Director at Global Service Learners

  • Radhika Seshan

    Associate Dean, Business Development & COO at UCLA Extension

  • Rahim Rajan

    Senior Program Officer, Postsecondary Success at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Ramona Pierson

    CEO at Declara

  • Ross Uchimura

    Investor at

  • Ryan Craig

    Managing Director at University Ventures

  • Sarah K. Lee

    Education Consultant at Edventures Group

  • Seema Mishra

    Managing Director at Northeastern University

  • Sheryle Bolton

    Professor of Practice at Hult International Business School

  • Steven Oxman

    Academic Innovation Lead at DeVry Education Group

  • Ted Kahn

    CoFounder at DesignWorlds for Learning

  • Thomas Arnett

    Senior Research Fellow, Education at Christensen Institute

  • Thomas Squeo

    Strategist, Founder at Continuum Education

  • Tina Lee

    CEO, Founder at MotherCoders

  • Toby Liang

    Founder at The Spain-North Africa Project

  • Grant Taylor

    CEO, Co-Founder at Quotanda

  • Sabrina Manville

    Director of Marketing & Strategy at College for America