Emily Foote is our vice president of curricular design and a co-founder of ApprenNet. Emily is a Teach For America alumna and former KIPP teacher and special education attorney. Emily is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts and Sciences, as well as Penn’s Graduate School of Education and Drexel Law.
Karl Okamoto is our CEO and a co-founder of ApprenNet. Karl is a law professor, a national thought leader on practical skills education and a seasoned corporate lawyer, startup executive and investor. Karl received his B.A. and J.D. from Columbia University.
Paul Tzen is our vice president - technology and a co-founder. He is the wizard behind the machine. Paul graduated from Georgia Tech as an engineer.
Dana Feinstein just graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Comparative Literature and French Studies. At Penn, she led the Penn Reading Initiative, a program that sent literacy tutors into an elementary school in West Philadelphia. She also worked as a paralegal at an immigration firm for three years. She is now a project director at ApprenNet.
Jason is working on the ApprenNet team as a web developer and instructional designer. Jason received a B.A. in visual media arts from Emerson College and an M.Ed. in learning, media & technology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
James An is a consultant to ApprenNet and is a first year MBA student at the Wharton School, with prior work experience in management consulting and at an education fund. James graduated with a B.S.E in Computer Science from Princeton University, where he also was a member of Princeton’s Teacher Preparation Program.