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Mastering Innovation: November 15, 2018

Hosts Nicolaj Siggelkow, Harbir Singh, and Saikat Chaudhuri are joined by Jasmine Crowe (Founder, Goodr) and Shlomy Kattan (Senior Director, Learning and Human Potential, Pimpact Architecture, XPRIZE) on the Thursday, November 15, 2018 edition of Mastering Innovation.

Air Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018 on SiriusXM 132

Jasmine Crowe

Air Time: 4:30 pm
Featuring: Jasmine Crowe

Dr. Shlomy Kattan

Air Time: 4:00 pm
Featuring: Shlomy Kattan

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Jasmine Crowe

Founder, Goodr

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Compassionate, Zealous, Visionary and Inspiring are just a few of the words that describe Jasmine Crowe, an HBCU alumna who is working to make the world a better place. Deeply rooted in service Jasmine launched her first company BCG in 2011. Thru BCG she partnered with celebrities across the nation in a host of cause campaigns to ensure their star-power was being used for good. Lead by Jasmine, BCG hosted activations in more than 20 US cities and the UK, South Africa and Haiti and has collected and donated over three million items to causes worldwide and fed over 80,000 people through the Sunday Soul Homeless feeding initiative. Jasmine also served as the creator and executive producer of Change Makers a half hour docu-series profiling how celebrities use their star power for social change which premiered on Magic Johnson’s network ASPIRE!

In January of 2017, she launched Goodr, a sustainable food surplus management company that leverages technology to combat hunger and reduce waste. Today Goodr redirects surplus food from convention centers, airports, and businesses to people who are food insecure. Under Jasmine’s direction the company now has clients that include: Turner Broadcasting Systems, Hartsfield- Jackson International Airport, the Georgia World Congress Center and more.
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Shlomy Kattan

Senior Director, Learning and Human Potential, Pimpact Architecture, XPRIZE

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Shlomy Kattan is Senior Director of the $7M Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy XPRIZE presented by Dollar General Literacy Foundation. As a former educator, academic, EdTech entrepreneur, and strategy consultant with more than 15 years of experience in both eLearning and traditional education, Dr. Kattan brings a unique ability to bridge the gaps among educational practice, research, technology, and industry.

Prior to joining XPRIZE, Dr. Kattan was the Co-Founder & CEO of Kudo Learning, an award-winning EdTech startup developing second language learning tools for preschoolers in Latin America. In this capacity, he led strategy, business development, and investor relations, as well as curriculum design.

Dr. Kattan was previously a Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, one of the world’s premier strategy consulting firms. At UC Berkeley, he led a group of nine graduate students in founding Berkeley Review of Education, an academic journal dedicated to publishing work on education by scholars and practitioners. Early in his career, Dr. Kattan was National Manager for Ecuador, Panama, and Costa Rica at Wall Street English, the premier provider of English language instruction for individuals and corporate clients around the world.

Dr. Kattan earned his PhD in Education from the University of California, Berkeley, where he researched second language and literacy acquisition and was a Wenner-Gren Foundation fellow.

Dr. Kattan has lived and worked in the US, Israel, Brazil, Chile, and Ecuador, and speaks seven languages.
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