Zach Leverenz works at the intersection of education, technology, and social justice. He is founder and executive chair of EveryoneOn, a national organization that provides affordable high-speed internet, devices, and digital literacy training to over 600,000 low-income families who can’t afford the basic technology critical to accessing education and employment opportunities. Previously, Zach served as the CEO of Middle East Education through Technology (MEET), a MIT-based technology education and social justice organization. He began his career as managing director at PeacePlayers International, where he led programs and new expansions in Northern Ireland, South Africa, Cyprus, and New Orleans. He is a graduate of Dickinson College and the Harvard Graduate School of Education and was a Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship at the Harvard Center for Public Leadership.
Why are you optimistic about the future of work?
If we get it right, tech will help us transition to a high-growth and high-opportunity society—one built on the principles of human dignity and wellbeing.