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BOARD OF DIRECTORS & KEY INVESTORS
Board Members & Investors
SCOTT & THERESA BECK
Co-founders of Gloo, together Theresa and Scott have built a diverse group of companies in addition to growing their own family in Colorado. They share a passion for healthy families and strong communities that shows through foundation support and local activism, including EFAA, The Nature Conservancy, and BeeChicas.
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Scott served as president and CEO during his time at Juniper Networks, a leading network service and software provider. He remains chairman of the board and stays involved setting the company's long-term strategies. Currently, he and Joanie Kriens direct the 1440 Foundation, built to support the cultivation of inner awareness and self-knowledge.
Jeff has spent decades in the private equity and investment business, and was founding CEO of J.P. Morgan Chase Private Equity. He is now a partner in the Bridge Builders Collective, an investment fund that illuminates the potential of contemplative practices. He serves on many advisory boards, including MIT Media Lab, Center for Contemplative Sciences at UVA, Tibetan Village Project, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and Ideo.org.
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Pat has more than 35 years of technology and leadership experience, currently serving as CEO of VMware. Previously, Pat was president and COO of EMC Information Infrastructure Products, and was the first CTO of Intel Corporation. He holds seven patents in the areas of VLSI design, computer architecture, and communications.
Brad serves as the CEO of Thrivent Financial, the country's largest fraternal benefit society. Thrivent is leading a nationwide movement to be wise with money and live generously. It is one of the 10 largest mutual companies in the U.S., serves more than 2.3 million members, and manages more than $100 billion in assets. Prior, he provided leadership for over a decade in healthcare technology.
Steve is the founder, CEO, and president of Pacific Dental Services, which partners with talented dentists to help them develop successful practices. PDS has experienced exceptional growth, growing an estimated 445% since 2003, and now assists over 700 dental practices in over 20 states.
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Jack is the Founder of Oak Stream Investors, and a distinguished private equity investor. He is an adjunct professor at the University of North Texas where he teaches finance and investment planning. He has over 25 years of private investment experience completing over $50 billion in transactions.
Austin is a media executive, film producer, and philanthropist. He serves as VP in the family-owned Hearst Corporation, one of the nation's largest diversified media companies. Austin serves as CEO and chair of Chestnut Holdings, and as a partner in the Bridge Builders Collective.
SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD
SANGEET PAUL CHOUDARY
Sangeet is the founder of Platform Thinking Labs advisory firm, the co-chair of the MIT Platform Strategy Summit at the MIT Media Labs, an advisor at 500Startups in Silicon Valley and the founder of the blog Platform Thinking. He is known globally for his work on platform business models and network effects.
George is an educator and design leader. He co-founded Stanford's graduate design school, d.school, and now leads its global effort to transform how we educate our children, lead our organizations, and tackle some of the most significant challenges of our time.
DR. DAN SEIGEL
Dr. Seigel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and executive director of the Mindsight Institute. He's the author of over 14 books including the New York Times Bestseller, Brainstorm. Seigel is known as a mindfulness expert and for his work developing the field of interpersonal neurobiology.
TOM VANDER ARK
CEO of Getting Smart, an education advocacy firm, and a partner in Learn Capital, a firm investing in edtech startups. Tom is the current director of Bloomboard, Digital Learning Institute, and Imagination Foundation. He has also served as the first executive director of education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
SASHA BARAB & ANNA ARICI
Sasha Barab is a professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at ASU, and the executive director of the Center for Games and Impact. Dr. Anna Arici is research faculty in Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College and learning scientist at the CGI. She currently leads the STEM Mio, creating college and career pathways for Latino youth in the STEM areas.
John is a leading authority on innovation in marketing. He served as VP and executive director of Strategy and Innovation at Crispin, Porter + Bogusky, and was Founder and CEO of agency Victor & Spoils. John is an advisor to the Harvard Business School's Digital Initiative and the Interactive Advertising Bureau.
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