Associate Principal, Higher Education Corporate Strategy; Director, Performance Technologies @ The Advisory Board Company
MPA/MBA candidate @ Harvard Kennedy School of Government and The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania
MBA, Innovation Strategy @
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Chike Aguh (Chee-Kay Ah-Goo) is Chief Programs Officer at EveryoneOn, a national social enterprise closing the digital divide through high-speed, low-cost Internet service and computers, and free digital literacy courses for almost 200,000 families living in poverty. He oversees all national initiatives and strategic partnerships. As the son of Nigerian immigrants whose lives were changed by America’s
Chike Aguh (Chee-Kay Ah-Goo) is Chief Programs Officer at EveryoneOn, a national social enterprise closing the digital divide through high-speed, low-cost Internet service and computers, and free digital literacy courses for almost 200,000 families living in poverty. He oversees all national initiatives and strategic partnerships. As the son of Nigerian immigrants whose lives were changed by America’s educational and economic opportunity, he has spent his career ensuring that everyone has access to the same. Previously, Chike worked as an education policy official under Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a 2nd grade teacher and Teach For America corps member, a Fulbright Scholar in Thailand, and a Director of Corporate Strategy and Performance Technologies at the Advisory Board Company. He has also worked with the US Department of Education and McKinsey&Company.
Chike received a B.A. from Tufts University, an Ed.M from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Chike is a member of 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County, advisory board member at the Prince George's County Social Innovation Fund, board member at Code In The School’s Alumni Board of Directors, term member at the Council on Foreign Relations, member of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government's Alumni Board of Directors, and a volunteer startup advisor for education technology at the Harvard Innovation Lab. He lives in Beltsville, MD with his wife Crystal and attends Zion Church in Landover, MD.
Chief Programs Officer @ EveryoneOn is a national social enterprise working to democratize access to education and opportunity by eliminating the digital divide. The organization does this by making high-speed, low-cost Internet service and computers, and free digital literacy courses accessible to over 60 million low income students and their families.
Reporting directly to the CEO, responsibilities include leading EveryoneOn's national initiatives, cultivating strategic partnerships, and overseeing performance management. All towards the goal of connecting the millions of the unconnected low income Americans without access to high speed Internet services. From 2015 to Present (less than a year) Washington D.C. Metro AreaAssociate Principal, Higher Education Corporate Strategy; Director, Performance Technologies @ -Concentrate on strategy and product development/launches in the higher education space with a specific focus on student success in community and technical colleges From 2013 to 2015 (2 years) Washington D.C. Metro AreaMPA/MBA candidate @ From 2010 to 2013 (3 years) Summer Associate @ -Researching the education technology market
-Mapped out a strategy for prospective domestic fund on how to invest technology start-ups that can dramatically improve the quality of education from cradle to college to career
-Identified pipeline for potential education technology start-ups From 2012 to 2012 (less than a year) Harvard Presidential Public Service Fellow @ -Selected as one of 10 fellows from across Harvard University to have a summer internship sponsored by Office of Harvard President Drew Faust
-The Performance Improvement Council is tasked by the President of the United States to bring the science of performance management to everything the federal government does
-Supported federal agencies in monitoring efforts to increase efficacy of job training efforts From 2012 to 2012 (less than a year) Summer Associate @ -Worked in the Social Sector Office's Education Practice
-Identified substantial savings for a major university client From 2011 to 2011 (less than a year) Education Pioneer Fellow @ -Focused on efforts to increase funding and investment in education technology and innovative practices
-Researched efforts to increase quality of Native American education From 2010 to 2010 (less than a year) Policy Intern @ -Assisted in passing two pieces of the Governor’s legislative agenda; a bill to increase the number of charter schools in the Commonwealth and a bill to help quickly turn around failing schools
-Conducted policy research on best practices in dropout prevention From 2009 to 2010 (1 year) Research Assistant @ -Served as research assistant on Dr. Wagner's book "Creating Innovators"
-Researched the links between macroeconomic growth and technological innovation and education From 2009 to 2010 (1 year) Ed.M Candidate @ From 2009 to 2010 (1 year) Fulbright Scholar @ -Did independent research on the effect of Thai education policy
-Partnered with the Thai Ministry of Health and local hospital to increase the English proficiency of its health professionals
-Taught high and middle school ESL From 2008 to 2009 (1 year) Thailand2nd grade Teacher at Excellence Boys Charter School of Bedford Stuyvesant @ -Excellence Charter School is an all boys, elementary charter school and regularly has more than 85% of its students at or above grade level From 2006 to 2008 (2 years) Corps Member @ -Excellence Charter School is an all boys, elementary charter school and regularly has more than 85% of its students at or above grade level From 2006 to 2008 (2 years) New York City Urban Fellow- Special Assistant @ -Tracked the delivery of special education services to students
-Worked on team that reduced special education related service backlog
-Assisted in crafting a strategy and professional development regime around post-secondary planning for New York City high schools
-Assisted in evaluating alternative high school models for overaged and under-credited students From 2005 to 2006 (1 year)
MPA, Political Economy of Globalization and Innovation @ Harvard University Kennedy School of Government From 2010 to 2013 MBA, Innovation Strategy @ University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School From 2010 to 2013 Ed.M, Education Policy and Management @ Harvard University Graduate School of Education From 2009 to 2010 B.A., Political Science @ Tufts University From 2001 to 2005 Chike Aguh is skilled in: Domestic and international education policy, Global Competitiveness, Education Technology, Strategy, Innovation, Policy Analysis, Performance Management, Impact Investing, Social Enterprise, Research, Workforce Development, Project Management, Educational Technology, Consulting, Data Analysis
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