Partner, The EdTech Fund
Stan is the founder of the EdTech Fund, investing in Seed stage EdTech companies in K-12 and Higher Ed. Stan has a passion for education. He first became involved in education while leading mergers and acquisitions for McGraw-Hill and then as one of the founding trustees of Equality Charter School, starting with an idea in the heads of three educators and taking the school through start-up phase to now being ranked in the top 3% of all NYC middle schools in math.
He is also a member of the town legislature in Darien, CT, serving on the education committee. His investment experience includes seed stage investments in education, small and large acquisitions as well as many types of partnerships and joint ventures.
Stan has led corporate development departments and activities for large companies such as McGraw-Hill, L-3 Communications and Pitney Bowes. He has also helped smaller established businesses as well as start-ups execute their growth strategies.
Prior to a career in business, Stan was an Airborne Ranger Army officer serving in peacekeeping missions in Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia. He is a West Point graduate with a BS in computer science engineering and a double major in German and French, and he holds an MBA in finance from Columbia Business School.