Bill Tucker has helped to lead Education Sector, an independent, nonpartisan education policy think tank, since its inception in 2005. In his policy work for Education Sector, he focuses on technology and innovation — specifically virtual schooling, assessments, and data systems.

Tucker is a social entrepreneur who has founded and led both nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies. His involvement in education dates to early in his career, when he managed a middle/high school student volunteer and service learning program, working with 22 schools and over 75 community organizations, and also served a year in VISTA, the domestic Peace Corps, as a community organizer for an adult literacy program in Tampa, FL. He is a graduate of Duke University and has both an MBA and a Master's of Education from Stanford University.