Managing Partner, GSV Ventures; Board Member at organizations including Degreed and The Khan Academy
Deborah Quazzo is the managing partner of GSV Ventures, a venture fund investing in education and workforce skills technologies that are disrupting the $7 trillion sector. In addition, she is the cofounder of the ASU+GSV Summit. Now in its twelfth year, the ASU+GSV Summit celebrates innovations and innovators across the global “preK to gray” learning and talent landscape and attracts over 5,500 attendees.
Quazzo currently serves on the boards of Aakash Educational Services Ltd (a leading tutoring and test preparation company in India), Ascend Learning (a portfolio company of Blackstone and CCCP), ClassEDU, Create and Learn, Degreed, The Educational Testing Service, Intellispark, Mighty, PhotoMath, QuillBot, Remind, Stride, Turnitin (an Advance Communications company), and Valenture Institute. She is a member of the boards of The Common Ground Foundation, The Falling Walls Digital Education Jury Board, The Khan Academy Thought Leadership Council, The New Profit Prophets Education Advisory Group, Oriental Education Institute, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, and The Strada Institute for the Future of Work Advisory Committee. She previously served on the boards of a number of education organizations, including The Chicago Board of Education (CPS) and KIPP: Chicago.
Quazzo graduated cum laude with a BA in history from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard University.