On April 22 Brad Hargreaves spoke at the Digital October Center. Co-founder of a company that has revolutionized business education, offering new educational formats focused on practical skills for entrepreneurship and design industry discussed the ongoing global expansion of General Assembly as well as what an effective education should look like in a world where technology is increasing at an ever faster pace.
On April 22 as part of the Knowledge Stream project the Digital October Center organized a web conference with the co-founder of the educational start-up General Assembly, one of 30 under 30 according to Inc.com in 2012, Brad Hargreaves.
Brad co-founded General Assembly and is largely focused on guiding General Assembly's strategic growth. From developing the initial business models down to the day-to-day operational execution, Brad has played a key role in General Assembly's expansion to more than nine global markets in less than two years.
Today, Brad is focused on directing the organization's digital efforts, including the development of its online educational products which will help expand General Assembly's reach and bring high-quality online education to millions.
Most recently, Brad was named to Vanity Fair's "The Next Establishment" and Business Insider's "Silicon Alley 100".
Knowledge Stream guests:
Brad Hargreaves for Knowledge Stream
Prior to starting General Assembly, Brad built several other companies that bridge the online and offline worlds including GoCrossCampus and Aloysius Properties, and was Entrepreneur in Residence at Tipping Point Partners, an early-stage investor and incubator. Brad attended Yale, where he co-founded Yale's first university-run entrepreneurship initiative.
Facts about the lecturer:
Interesting facts about GA:
Director, ad-hoc education&research program Game Changers
serial entrepreneur, co-owner of Eduson educational project
Managing Parnter, Bright Capital
Managing Partner, TEC VENTURES
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