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James T. Sanders

Educator, Innovator, Entrepreneur

I currently serve as the Director of Innovation for EdTechTeam and an Entrepreneur in Residence at KIPP Bay Area Schools. Prior to joining EdTechTeam I served as a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow, Innovation Manager at KIPP Schools, and oversaw various education projects at Google & YouTube.

I was the co-founder of ClassBadges (acquired by EdStart in April 2014), co-founder of the White House Film Festival, founder of Future Ready Schools, and the creator of YouTube for Teachers.

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