Ronald FortuneRonald is the Co-Founder and Chairman at Education.com, a go-to site with more than five million monthly visitors that provides involved parents with information and ideas to help kids reach their full potential and make learning fun. Previously he served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from October 2006 to February 2012.

Previously, he was the founder and CEO of Edumetrics Learning, a company focused on developing technology-based educational content for students that eventually formed a partnership with the Education Program for Gifted Youth at Stanford University. He also served for 10 years as CEO of Computer Curriculum Corporation (CCC). During his tenure as CEO, CCC became the largest educational software company in the United States.
Ronald has delivered numerous speeches, presentations, and testimonials to federal and state congressional committees, international education leaders, education associations and governmental groups. He has served as a member of California’s Information Technology Council; as Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Software and Information Industry Association (formerly Software Publishers Association); and as President of the CEO Forum, a Washington, D.C.-based organization advocating the use of technology in schools. He also served on the National Board for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education and on the Board of Directors for Edison Schools, Inc.

Ronald serves as a senior advisor to Project Pipeline, a nonprofit teacher recruitment and credentialing institute, and volunteers in various school and community functions. He was named one of the “Top 50 Most Important African Americans in Technology” in 2009.

A former secondary classroom teacher and school administrator, he holds a Ph.D. in Education, a Master’s in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley.

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