JASON PALMER is an entrepreneurial leader, executive and investor with twenty years of experience founding, growing and advising edu-tech organizations, including three years at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Jason is currently a General Partner at New Markets Venture Partners, one of the nation’s leading education-focused venture capital firms. New Markets invests in innovative, high impact, early and growth stage ed-tech companies that improve student outcomes while building profitable organizations.
Innovation for Jobs, or shortly I4J, is a non-profit organization headquartered at SRI International in Menlo Park, California, and founded by Vint Cerf, also known as one of the fathers of the internet, and David Nordfors, who is also i4j's CEO.
The 2018 i4j summit theme was: People-Centered Economy:
An Eco-System for the Future of Work.
The i4j Summits are, as their founders say, exclusive-inclusive. That is, participation is by personal invitation only, yet the summit is informal, personal, friendly and specially designed for interaction. There are no keynote speakers, for everybody is both speaker and participant.