David Blake believes learning is too important to stay the way it is and has spent his career innovating higher education and lifelong learning. Blake is the Managing Director of the Future of Work Studios and a serial entrepreneur, having founded Degreed, BookClub and Learn In.
He advises top companies (Google, Salesforce, State Farm, Conduent, others); consultancies (McKinsey), and investment groups (Firework Ventures, GSV Ventures) and speaks on the future of work and education around the world, including at the ASU GSV Education Innovation Summit, EdTech Europe, Global Education Summit China, Crown Prince’s Court Abu Dhabi, and TEDx. He has been published in the Harvard Technology Review, Business Insider, TechCrunch, Huffington Post, Washington Post, and is a Forbes contributor.
He is the Coauthor with Kelly Palmer of The Expertise Economy.