Charlie Harrington is Director of Business Development at Knewton and Co-Head of the Knewton London Office. Knewton personalizes digital courses for students so every student is engaged and no student slips through the cracks. Charlie is responsible for Knewton's international expansion throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), developing partnerships with leading publishers, universities, startups, and governments. Previously, Charlie worked at Morgan Stanley, providing corporate finance coverage for global transportation companies and infrastructure public-private-partnerships. Charlie holds a BA from Georgetown University.
Edtech is a truly exciting place, giving brilliant opportunities to teachers and pupils both. Charlie Harrington, Co-head of Knewton’s London office, examines how technology is fundamentally changing the way we learn
While we might not be able to teleport yet, technology has touched almost every part of our lives – from the way we shop, communicate with loved ones, listen to music, search for information, and more. Now technology is making waves in the education sector. Since January, edtech start-ups have raised more than half a billion dollars to fund the “next generation of education”.