Education and Entrepreneurship: How Working Across the Pacific Can Inspire Us

Posted October 25, 2021

Education and Entrepreneurship

How Working Across the Pacific Can Inspire Us

Mitch Gordon, CEO and Founder of Verto Education, will tell you his personal story of education and entrepreneurship and then answer your questions during an intimate chat. Through his journey– from creating a small educational startup in the region to his current role at Verto – educators and entrepreneurs will find inspiration and tools to succeed in the new educational landscape. Educators and entrepreneurs have so much to learn from each other, and this webinar will explain how we can work together. Change is already here, in Mitch’s view,, so how can faculty, educators and administrators be ready for it? How do education and entrepreneurship meet? What can educators learn from entrepreneurs? What can they teach students looking to create businesses? What are the next steps ? Join the conversation to learn.


Mitch Gordon, CEO and Founder, Verto Education -Former CEO, -Founder, Reach to Teach -Former Entrepreneur in Residence, UC Berkeley

Speaker Bio

Mitch Gordon

Mitch Gordon is the President/ Co-founder of Verto Education. He previously founded Go Overseas and served as the Entrepreneur in Residence at the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. Mitch is a social impact entrepreneur, starting a number of companies in the field of travel & education. He is currently on a mission to change Higher Education, and make college accessible and affordable for all students. Mitch is a frequent presenter in the areas of entrepreneurship, travel and international education. He previously lived in Taipei, Taiwan for 5 years and currently resides in Portland, Oregon. He completed his BS at Binghamton University and his MBA at UC Berkeley. When he’s not working you can find Mitch on a run, hiking, traveling or with a book in his hand.

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