Josh Powe

Executive Vice President and Solution Strategist, Curriculum Concepts International; Xprize Finalist

Josh Powe has more than 20 years of experience in educational publishing, with a specific focus on developing technology solutions for major publishing clients and K12 school districts. Currently, Josh serves as EVP & Solution Strategist for CCI, and CEO of CCI-affiliate, LinkIt!, a leading provider of K12 assessment technology and performance analytics solutions serving 5 million students globally. Josh oversees CCI's strategic technology initiatives, including the company's participation in the Global Learning XPRIZE, where CCI earned distinction by being named one of five finalist teams in the $15M competition. The XPRIZE challenged teams from all over the world to create a scalable solution that will enable children with little or no access to schools to teach themselves basic reading, writing, and arithmetic within 15 months. CCI's entry included a comprehensive series of structured and sequential instructional program in both English and Swahili, as well as a web-based authoring platform designed to enable non-coders to create and customize engaging interactive content for all levels of learners.

Josh graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1998 with a BA in the History of Science.