Learning Strategist & Education Innovator
20 years of industry & classroom experience in innovative service & product development and deployment
At the Buck Institute for Education (BIE), Alfred led a human-centered design project for an integrated Project Based Learning (PBL) teacher experience to support 300K members. As Director of Innovation, he was also responsible for developing BIE.org (Over 1M visitors/year) and PBLU.org (Over 50K members) to support and advance the PBL experience. He co-developed BIE's flagship PBL 101 Workshop (15K participants/annually) and co-authored the PBL 101 Workbook.
Prior to joining BIE, Alfred taught math and physics at High Tech High where he used his engineering background and industry experience to design classroom projects (See archive). Alfred started his career with Andersen Consulting doing business/internet consulting and later joined a Bay Area venture fund.
While Alfred and his family determine their next adventure, he currently serves as an advisor to Digital Promise's League of Innovative Schools, Teach to Work, Participatory Budgeting Project, and HeadRush.
PERSONAL SIDE PROJECTS
Novak Leadership Institute SpeakerMissouri, 2018
ACTE CareerTech Vision TalkNew Orleans, 2015
UIX: Prototyping the Future SpeakerSan Leandro, 2014
SXSWEdu SpeakerAustin, 2013
PBL World Australia KeynoteSydney, 2013
International PBL Symposium SpeakerSingapore, 2012
CELL: PBL Institute KeynoteIndiana, 2010 & 2011
Texas High School Project SpeakerDallas, 2006