John W. Danner

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Rocketship Education

John W. Danner

John W. Danner

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Rocketship Education

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Zeal Learning, Inc.
NetGravity, Inc.
Rocketship Education

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123

Number of Boards

3

Birthday

08/18/1966

Age

51

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Co-Founder at Rocketship Education

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Executive Director-Milwaukee at Teach For America, Inc.

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Treasurer, Board of Directors at Rocketship Education

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Deputy Director, Education at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust

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Assistant Secretary at Charter School Growth Fund

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Adjunct Professor of Law at Marquette University Law School

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Former Chief Executive Officer at The Health Trust

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Former Director-Business Development at AOL, Inc.

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Partner at Charter School Growth Fund

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Of Counsel at Bingham McCutchen LLP

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Rocketship Education
Education
Master's Degree Education Policy

and Form 990, Part III, Line 1, Description of Organization Mission:Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the quest for new knowledge through scholarship, dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, and creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly the intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry and equality, compassion and excellence in all endeavors.

M.S. Electrical Engineering

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Career History
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
2006 - Current

ROCKETSHIP EDUCATION IS A NATIONAL NON-PROFIT NETWORK OF PUBLIC ELEMENTARY CHARTER SCHOOLS SERVING LOW-INCOME COMMUNITIES WITH LIMITED ACCESS TO EXCELLENT SCHOOLS. FOUNDED IN 2006, ROCKETSHIP EDUCATION IS A 501 (C)(3) NON-PROFIT CORPORATION WHOSE MISSION IS TO ELIMINATE THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY. THE CORE OF ROCKETSHIP'S INSTRUCTIONAL MODEL IS A TEACHER-LED, TECHNOLOGY SUPPORTED APPROACH TO PERSONALIZED LEARNING THAT MATCHES EACH STUDENT WITH THE RIGHT CONTENT AT THE RIGHT TIME UTILIZING THE RIGHT METHOD OF INSTRUCTION. BY DEEPLY ENGAGING PARENTS IN THEIR STUDENT'S LEARNING AND THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY, ROCKETSHIP DEVELOPS PARENTS WHO BECOME LIFELONG ADVOCATES FOR THEIR CHILDREN AND THEIR COMMUNITY. WORKING ALONGSIDE PARENTS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, DISTRICTS, AND OTHER CHARTER SCHOOLS, ROCKETSHIP IS CATALIZING A MOVEMENT TO ELIMINATE THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP IN OUR LIFETIME.

Chief Executive Officer
Current

Zeal Learning, Inc. provides online coaching for mathematics. The company was founded by John W. Danne and Sanjay Noronha and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer (Netgravity)
1995 - 1999

DoubleClick, Inc. provided digital marketing technology and services. The company's products are being used by its clients for ad serving, rich media, video, mobile, search and affiliate marketing purposes. DoubleClick was founded in 1996 and was headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

DreamBox Learning, Inc. develops online learning products. It offers a groundbreaking combination of intelligent adaptive learning, rigorous elementary mathematics curriculum, and motivating learning environment. The firm's adaptive learning platform enables classroom teachers, schools, and districts to differentiate instruction for a range of learners by engaging students in independent instruction and practice. It has offices in North Carolina and Washington. The company was founded by Benjamin W. Slivka and Lou Gray in February 2006 and is headquartered in Bellevue, WA.

Founding Director
Prior

OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A PUBLIC SCHOOL CHARTERED BY THE NEW YORK STATE BOARD OF REGENTS.

Political Donations
$2,700
2016

Senator from Washington

$10K
2012

Senator from California

$1,000
2012

Senator from Connecticut

Investments
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Zeal Learning, Inc. provides online coaching for mathematics. The company was founded by John W. Danne and Sanjay Noronha and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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AppLovin Corp. operates a mobile marketing platform. Its platform enables brands to use real-time data signals to make marketing decisions. The company was founded by Andrew Karam, John Krystynak, and Adam Foroughi in March 2012 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.