EveryoneOn is pleased to announce the formation of its own Corporate Advisory Board (CAB), comprised of 15 members representing partner companies with leading expertise on specific programmatic areas relevant to the mission of EveryoneOn.
Bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to the table, the members of CAB will assist EveryoneOn in expanding and improving its device and connectivity offerings, increasing uptake and improving the qualification process, and enhancing marketing and external affairs.
Corporate Advisory Board Members Include:
Byron Garrett Director of Educational Leadership & Policy, Microsoft
One of the most compelling voices of our time, Byron V. Garrett is Chairman of the National Family Engagement Alliance (NFEA); a nonprofit dedicated to transforming education through meaningful family engagement. Byron serves as the Director of Educational Leadership & Policy for Microsoft and a consulting author for Scholastic. Currently, he serves on the Advisory Board for The Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, is a trustee for The Guyana Foundation and the CeCe Peniston Youth Foundation and was recently named to The Root 100 which recognizes emerging and established African-American leaders under 45 who are making extraordinary contributions.
Nicole Sanchez VP, Social Impact, GitHub
Nicole Sanchez is GitHub's VP of Social Impact. She an organizational culture and management expert with over 20 years of experience. Prior to joining GitHub, she was CEO of Vaya Consulting, a firm focused on supporting tech companies on diversity and inclusion efforts . Nicole holds an undergraduate degree from Stanford University and an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. A self-described “people and culture geek,” Nicole has worked in both the public and private sectors on issues of engaging communities in education access, technology, and civic participation.
Vincent DiBiase Chief Executive Officer, T3 Partners
Vincent DiBiase is the chief executive officer of T3 Partners, a consulting firm formed by executives in the telecommunication, education and finance industry. T3 Partners uses technological know how to add value to business relationships and bring fresh ways of addressing challenges for our clients. Vincent has used his technical knowledge to serve the education industry in everything from training to software. He is a strong proponent of closing the education gap that has been created in the United States and strongly believes that technology plays a significant role in reducing that gap. He is also very passionate about educating youth on how to use of the Internet and technology. He strongly believes that digital inclusion is a must if we intend to give our students the opportunity to succeed.
Vincent holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He more than 30 years of experience in sales, marketing, and executive management. He is the father of four and currently resides in Denver, CO.
Scott Kinney Senior Vice President, Discovery Education
An acknowledged thought leader and powerful voice in support of educational technology, Scott Kinney has more than 20 years of experience in the education industry. As senior vice president for Discovery Education, Kinney cultivates partnerships with school districts across the country, working with educators and administrators to develop customized solutions that support their strategic goals and empower them to make the transition from print to digital. Under his leadership, Discovery Education services are transforming teaching and learning in more than half of U.S. schools and English primary schools, and in more than 50 countries worldwide.
Andrew Ko Vice President for World Wide Education, Samsung Corporation
Adam Lewis Chief Executive Officer, Apploi
Adam Lewis is an energetic and passionate entrepreneur, thought-leader and innovator. Adam is the CEO of Apploi, a jobs ecosystem and hiring app that replaces the traditional application with an interactive exchange between employers and jobseekers. Prior to this Adam was a management consultant at Accenture.
Peter McElligott Senior Counsel for Telecommunications, Citrix
As senior counsel for telecommunications at Citrix, Peter McElligott advises on a number of telecommunications and internet policy matters for Citrix’s suite of services. Most recently Peter worked at Microsoft where he served as a senior advisor on the team of Microsoft’s Chief Strategy Officer.
Amy Quinn Director of Public Relations, Cox Communications
With the company’s aggressive investment in its broadband network, including its plans to launch gigabit internet service to residential customers, Quinn is responsible for driving positive awareness of Cox’s high-speed internet, wi-fi and home automation services through integrated public relations strategies, community engagement and public affairs.
Quinn leads Cox’s partnership with Connect2Compete, the national K-12 broadband adoption program and Cox’s signature Corporate Social Responsibility initiative. Since 2012, nearly 100,000 low-income Americans have been connected to Internet service as a result of the program, most for the first time.
Ben Roberts Account Director, The Martin Agency
Ben Roberts is an account director at The Martin Agency. He oversees creative and strategy development for several of TracFone Wireless’ brands. He also lends his time to creative developments for the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Previously Ben was in charge of the global repositioning and rebranding of ManpowerGroup.
Eric Seguin Senior Vice President of Government Programs, Solix, Inc.
Eric Seguin was appointed Vice President, State and Local Government Programs in March 2012 after serving as General Manager, State & Local Government Programs for several years. He is responsible for administration and management of state and local government programs including Grant Management Solutions and for business development activities. Seguin has 18+ years of telecommunications regulatory, financial, operational, and business development experience.
James Spillane Director of Project ConnectED, Sprint
Spillane is a graduate of the State University of New York College, Jim Spillane serves as director of Sprint’s ConnectED project and has been a member of the Sprint team since 1996.
Stephen Stokols Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, FreedomPop
Stephen currently serves as CEO of FreedomPop, the fastest growing wireless carrier in the US, which he co-founded in 2012. In this capacity, Stephen leads all aspects of company development including product innovation, customer acquisition and partner alliances. Under Stephen's leadership, FreedomPop has grown to over 80 employees and earned numerous industry awards for its innovation and disruptive impact on the wireless market.
Steve Trimitiere Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, FamilyWize
As Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Steve has over 25 years of experience in business and partner development focused on leading the start-up, growth and leadership of new initiatives, primarily in the technology space. His expertise includes building effective go to market strategies, developing and leveraging high-value partner relationships and working with customer and partner organizations to identify opportunities and deliver high-value solutions.
Jordan Usdan Principal Strategist for the Chief Strategy Officer, Microsoft
Jordan Usdan is a Principal Strategist for the Chief Strategy Officer for Microsoft. Formerly, Jordan held several senior roles at the Federal Communications Commission, including Director of Public-Private Initiatives. In this role, Mr. Usdan helped coordinate the FCC's efforts on broadband adoption, digital textbooks, cybersecurity, online safety, and wireless health technology. In addition, he helped launch Connect2Compete and EveryoneOn as a public-private partnership during his time at the FCC.
Stephen Wakefield Vice President of Public Affairs, Discovery Education
As Vice President of Public Affairs at Discovery Education, Stephen Wakefield develops meaningful, ongoing relationships and collaborations with like-minded associations, foundations, think tanks and other organizations aligned to providing students the authentic learning environments they need for college, career and citizenship readiness.
Monique Woodard Founder & Executive Director, Black Founders
Monique Woodard is an entrepreneur and a total geek for consumers, commerce, and citizens. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Black Founders -- a national nonprofit whose mission is to increase the number of successful black entrepreneurs in tech. Monique was one of the first Innovation Fellows for the City of San Francisco where she worked on the city’s innovation agenda, including open data and community broadband access.