John M. de Figueiredo is the Schwarzman Professor of Law at the Duke Law School and Professor of Strategy and Economics at the Fuqua School of Business. He holds a Ph.D. in Business and Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley; an M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics; and an A.B. in economics from Harvard University. He regularly consults for Fortune 500 companies.
Steve Kerho has been with Meredith Xcelerated Marketing since 2012. He brought with him an enviable pedigree of client- and agency-side experience, including leading media and digital marketing for Nissan North America, and serving as the Executive Director of Strategy and Analytics for Organic. Mr. Kerho is a marketing guru, and an industry expert. He has a BA and MBA from UCLA
As Senior Vice President of Home Meridian International, Doug Townsend works on strategic sales and operations activities related to all the divisions of HMI. He has over 20 years of business executive level experience. Mr. Townsend is a graduate of Harvard University and conducted post-graduate work at U.C.L.A.
Dr. John Graham is the D. Richard Mead professor of finance at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Graham has published more than 50 articles and book chapters on corporate taxes, cost of capital, capital structure, financial reporting, and payout policy. His research has won numerous best paper awards. He has his BA from William and Mary, Masters in Econ from VCU and PhD. from Duke.
Josh Reibel has spent +20 years innovating and excelling in the Ed Tech industry. After graduating from Harvard and Columbia, he served on the executive board for a series of Ed Tech start-ups. This includes his start with the founding team of Wireless Generation, which in 2010 was acquired by New Markets Venture Partners for $360MM. Recently he served as the CEO of Amlify Education.