Matt Greenfield is Managing Partner of Rethink Education. He is on the boards of Allovue, BrightBytes, and Care Academy. His non-profit affiliations include the boards of Southern New Hampshire University and Mouse.org. He previously helped start three technology businesses, Rethink Autism, DB Software (acquired by Cadre Software and now part of CA), and Synernetics (acquired by 3Com), and worked as a college professor and an associate at ABS Ventures.
Matt received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in English from Yale University, where he won five academic prizes and fellowships from the Mellon and Whiting Foundations and served on the editorial board of the Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities. He has taught at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, at Bowdoin College, where he served on the committee overseeing admissions, and at the City University of New York, where he served on a college curriculum committee, helped launch an interdisciplinary learning community program for first-year students, taught in the teacher preparation program, and taught graduate classes in literature to teachers from the New York City public schools. He helped design and launch Blackwell’s Literature Compass online journal and the associated blog and co-edited the Shakespeare section, he co-edited Edmund Spenser: Essays on Culture and Allegory, and he has published in such journals as the Paris Review, Raritan, Tikkun, PMLA, Shakespeare Quarterly, and English Literary Renaissance.
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education
former correspondent for Bloomberg News TV and bureau-chief for CTV Canada in Moscow
The World Bank Group
Tes Global Ltd
RTHK Radio 3