Matt Bowman is the Executive Director of the Zephyr Institute. His work focuses on technology-driven innovation in education systems. He cofounded EdSurge, a news service for education entrepreneurs. He worked previously as a KIPP teacher, Teach for America corps member, writer for VentureBeat, and helped launch the Phaedrus Initiative, a nationwide network of inner-city blended-learning schools. He holds a B.A. in History from UC Berkeley.