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Claudio Sassaki

Claudio Sassaki was the Co-Founder and CEO of Geekie, an edtech company in Brazil that pioneered ground-breaking, real time data-based learning systems. Sassaki has worked extensively with students, teachers, schools and districts to design and implement personalized learning strategies. He pioneered the use of technology and AI for personalized learning at massive scale in Brazil - more than twelve million students from 5,000 schools have been impacted by the solutions developed by him and his team.


Iona Szkurnik

Iona is a Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur with 8+ years in Educational Technology and is the CEO and founder of Education Journey, an edtech hub for innovation in education. She holds a B.A and M.S in Psychology, an MBA and a masters degree in Policy, Organization and Leadership from the Stanford University School of Education. Iona is a columnist at Forbes Tech and a founding member of Brazil at Silicon Valley, a non-profit organization that improves Brazil's competitiveness through innovation and technology.

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