Heather Hiles is the founder and CEO of Pathbrite. Launched in 2012, the company currently supports more than 500 schools, colleges, universities, and companies. Headquartered in San Francisco, with an increasingly global footprint, Pathbrite’s Portfolio Learning Platform is poised to transform learning, teaching, and assessment across the globe. Before founding Pathbrite, Hiles built a solid career in education, workforce development, and finance spanning more than 20 years. A successful serial entrepreneur, her leadership experience includes positions as founder or leader of several private and public sector organizations, including: Commissioner for the San Francisco Unified School District; Executive Director of Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2); co-founder of EARN; and CEO of SFWorks, a nonprofit that transitioned women from welfare into careers. Hiles has been named among the Top 100 coolest people in Silicon Valley by Business Insider. Heather received her BA from UC Berkeley in Economic Development and holds an MBA from Yale University, with a concentration in Finance and Strategic Planning. She has served on the boards of Leadership Public Schools, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, and Communities United Against Violence (CUAV). She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and resides in Oakland, CA. For more information, check out Hiles’ Professional Portfolio.