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Knewton Founder and CEO
Jose Ferreira is the founder and CEO of Knewton, the world’s leading adaptive learning company. Knewton’s cloud-based platform uses concept-level data to create uniquely personalized learning plans, allowing educators to tailor their content to the exact needs of individual students. Knewton Math Readiness is currently offered in major universities and high schools across the country. The company was named a 2011 Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum at Davos.
Jose earned his MBA from Harvard and was formerly an executive at Kaplan, where he led a company-wide re-engineering effort to redesign the company’s courses. Most recently, he was a Partner at New Atlantic Ventures (formerly Draper Atlantic), investing in new media and SaaS companies.
He has been featured in publications from The Economist to Wired, and he lives in New York City.