John Danner is the co-Founder and CEO of a new online learning company to make personalizing learning simple to manage for teachers and engaging and effective for students, focusing in particular on “the other 99%” of students for whom the current education system is not working. John’s first partner in this venture is Rocketship Education, where John was co-Founder and CEO for the previous eight years. Rocketship is the highest performing school system for low-income students in California and the first blended school system in the country, currently serving 3700 students. John was a fifth and second grade public school teacher before starting Rocketship. John’s first startup was NetGravity, the first Internet adserver company, where he was co-Founder and CEO. John took NetGravity public in 1998 and sold the company in 1999. John has a B.S. and M.S. Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a M.Ed. in Education Policy from Vanderbilt University. He is an Aspen Institute Crown Fellow, Ashoka Fellow, and was the 2010 winner of the McNulty Prize for Social Entrepreneurship from the Aspen Institute. - See more at: portal.clubrunner.ca/3794#sthash.a3bmogMa.dpuf

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