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Greg Gunn

Greg Gunn City Year Board of Turstees
Greg Gunn
Founder, Lingo Ventures, Brooklyn, NY

Greg Gunn is a leader in using technology, innovation, and venture capital investing to promote progress in education. As co-founder of Lingo Ventures, he makes early-stage investments in education and workforce technologies.

In 2000, Mr. Gunn also co-founded Wireless Generation (now called Amplify), a leading educational software company serving millions of students annually with groundbreaking assessment and instruction products. As president of Wireless Generation, Mr. Gunn built the company’s product development, sales and analytics divisions and launched the award-winning mCLASS® platform.

Mr. Gunn is a trustee of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, Education Leaders of Color, and FHI 360. He serves as an expert-in-residence at Harvard University’s Innovation Lab and is on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Mr. Gunn was named one of Fast Company magazine’s “100 Most Creative People in Business” in 2012.

Mr. Gunn holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Chicago. He obtained a Master of Science in Management and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.

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