I’m an EdTech product manager
I believe in the power of learning to transform society.
currently working at Ellevation
I manage the Instructional Strategies product – a professional learning solution, transforming educators’ capacity to support multilingual learners.
I curate LeftTimes
A progressive media aggregator with thoughtful articles, videos, and podcasts covering politics, economics, and culture. Available on web, iOS and Android, as well as, a monthly substack newsletter.
and occasionally write articles
Usually about politics and philosophy, but also finance, education, and technology. See all
weirdly, my most popular article is on Quora.
What are some things that people pretend to like, but don’t actually enjoy?
and some other businesses I’ve worked on
LoveGov was a political matching tool and social network. We raised $100k but didn’t get enough traction prior to the ’12 election.
I’ve consulted for a few startups. Till does financial learning for kids, Implicit is a business article aggregator, The Chisel is a consensus-building platform, and Granny Squibb’s is a local RI iced tea company.
KYDS (Kyle and Yoshi’s dorm store) had 13 locations across NMH. We made ~$50k from kids competing to rack up the most debt via RedBulls and frozen burgers.
Check out my digital bookshelf
It includes recommendation lists on civilization, philosophy, literature, sci-fi, business, and fantasy. As a teaser… here are some of my favs: