Economist, entrepreneur, and former CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, a $2B private philanthropic foundation. The Economist named Schramm the "evangelist of entrepreneurship". Schramm stepped down at the end of 2011 after nearly ten years at the helm of Kauffman. The Kansas City Star observed: "Under Schramm's tenure, the foundation laid a geographically bigger entrepreneurship footprint, launching Global Entrepreneurship Week (160 countries, 20k partners and 10 million participants) and leading the nation in entrepreneurship research.” Special Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Policy at the US Department of Labor.
Nate was part of the founding team that built Club Penguin from a $0 to $700 million dollar company in 3 years that was purchased by Disney. He continued with Disney overseeing the Club Penguin community. He was later recruited by numerous other community minded companies including Facebook.
Ray has been an educator in Canada for 35 years during which time he was a teacher, a school principal and a superintendent of schools. Beginning in 1992, Ray was a pioneer in the development of online schools and e-learning curriculum for remote communities in Canada and built Canada’s largest online learning portal. For the last five years Ray has been working on international education initiatives in China with Woogi.