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Dan Leeds

Founder, National Public Education Support Fund

Along with his wife Sunita, Dan Leeds co-chairs the Enfranchisement Foundation, which focuses on breaking the cycles of poverty and intolerance in the United States as well as on women’s issues.

Dan is co-founder of All4Ed and the Global Science of Learning Education Network, as well as the founder of the National Public Education Support Fund and National Public Education Action Fund. Dan focuses on advancing learning in the United States through the implementation of the vast amounts of research, in particular the science of learning. He is also increasingly focused on bringing a greater focus on learning and the workforce, as a way to advance education outcomes, diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Dan is president of Fulcrum Investments LLC, a private investment firm. Until the sale of CMP Media in 1999, he was president of international publishing and a member of the Office of the President. CMP, a leading media company, published titles including InformationWeek, Computer Reseller News, and Electronic Engineering Times. The company was cited as “One of the Best Companies to Work For” by Fortune magazine and Working Women magazine.

Dan earned a master’s degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management as a Sloan Fellow, a BS in engineering and a BA in economics from Cornell University. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife Sunita.