Boston—July 9, 2020—The Bridgespan Group
has announced that Greg Gunn has joined its Board of Trustees. Gunn is the co-founder of Lingo Ventures
in Brooklyn, NY, which does investing and philanthropy in education and workforce development, and he was the co-founder of Amplify Education, a leading educational technology company.
Bridgespan’s Co-founder and Managing Partner Jeff Bradach said, “Greg brings exceptional experience across sectors in service of making a difference in the lives of others. We will benefit greatly from his work on a range of issues including education technology, leadership development, racial equity, and impact investing.”
Gunn said, “So much of the work of transforming education and other sectors today is being driven by innovative leaders of color. I look forward to working with the incredible Bridgespan team and board as they continue to develop creative ways of attracting capital to these organizations.”
Mr. Gunn is Chair of the Board of the Nellie Mae Education Foundation
, and a trustee of Education Leaders of Color
and of FHI 360
. He serves as an expert-in-residence at Harvard University’s Innovation Lab
, is on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education
and was named one of Fast Company
magazine’s “100 Most Creative People in Business” in 2012.
About The Bridgespan Group
The Bridgespan Group (www.bridgespan.org)
is a global nonprofit organization that collaborates with mission-driven organizations, philanthropists and investors to break cycles of poverty and dramatically improve the quality of life for those in need. With offices in Boston, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, and Johannesburg, Bridgespan’s services include strategy consulting, leadership development, impact investing, philanthropy and nonprofit advising, and developing and sharing practical insights.