Greg Gunn is a leader in using technology, innovation, and venture capital investing to promote progress in education. As founder of Lingo Ventures, he makes early-stage investments in education and workforce technologies. In 2000, Gunn co-founded Wireless Generation (now called Amplify), a leading educational software company serving millions of students annually with groundbreaking assessment and instruction products. He was named one of Fast Company magazine’s “100 Most Creative People in Business” in 2012.
Gunn is the board chair of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation and a director of Education Leaders of Color, FHI 360, Bridgespan, and City Year. He holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Chicago, a Master of Science in management and a Master of Science in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University.