Ben is the Founder of Ready4K and the CEO of ParentPowered Public Benefit Corporation which administers Ready4K. Prior to starting ParentPowered Ben was the founding Executive Director of CEPA Labs at Stanford University s Graduate School of Education. At Stanford he spent nearly a decade researching technological innovations in education. Outside of educational research Ben's professional experience spans the fields of finance philanthropy and public education. He has a B.A. in economics from the University of Colorado summa cum laude as well as an M.A. in political science and a Ph.D. in education from Stanford.