Leading Innovation in EdTech with Michael Chasen

Michael Chasen is the Founder and CEO of Class and the Founder and former CEO of Blackboard. He joins host Mike Palmer in an exploration of his career defining new categories while driving innovation in educational technology.

We start by hearing the Founder’s Tale of Blackboard, the industry-leading learning management system (LMS). Then Michael explains what led him to found Class in the Fall of 2020. In a world transformed by the pandemic and Zoom, Michael seized the opportunity to launch a differentiated virtual classroom experience on top of Zoom. From there, we learn how Class is integrating AI into its offering, how Michael is thinking about the power of real-time human connection, and what innovations of the day are piquing his curiosity. Don’t miss this chance to learn from an EdTech innovator who is looking to transform the world of learning for a second time.

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