The Entrepreneur in Residence program hosts individuals from a wide range of industries, with a common focus on innovation, entrepreneurship, and educational technology.

Each year a new EIR will join the program, helping provide a constant flow of new ideas, insights and mentorship. Learn more about our EIR's below.

Andre Nudelman

Andre Nudelman was appointed as Entrepreneur in Residence at Stanford University Graduate School of Education in September 2021. He has an extensive range of activities, including Private Equity with focus on Education, Entrepreneurship, Real Estate Investments, Agriculture, Art Collection, Non-profit organizations, and volunteer activities. Among his past ventures, Maple Bear Schools Latin America, the largest … Continued

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Portrait photo of Christopher Thomas at the David Rumsey map center

Christopher Thomas

Christopher J. Thomas, PhD ’96, has spent the past 25 years traveling to some of the poorest countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, working to improve educational systems from preschool to higher ed. As the 2020 social entrepreneur in residence at the GSE, he is helping to demystify the players and possibilities in global education work.

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