Phoenix M. Wang has over 20+ years of experience working with early-stage entrepreneurs and investors, building innovative capabilities to transform entrenched sectors. She has built, led, and advised investment programs to incubate new ventures and to vet investment opportunities in learning innovations, media and publishing, digital health, early childhood, workforce development and financial services.
Phoenix has operated across private and public sectors throughout her career. She was part of the national team that launched the open content and personalized learning market, which led to MOOC companies like Coursera, Udacity and Khan Academy. She co-founded Startl, the first learning innovations incubator, which launched several adaptive learning companies. Her consulting work focuses on innovations that help people work, live, learn. Her past clients include venture investors, social impact funds, early-stage companies, and non-profit organizations. Phoenix began her career as a strategy consultant at Accenture Consulting where she managed enterprise-wide organizational change efforts for financial services clients.
Recognized by Fast Company as one of the 100 Most Creative People in 2010, Phoenix has a keen eye for spotting innovative trends and entrepreneurial talent. She received her B.A. from Williams College and Ed.M. in leadership development from Harvard Graduate School of Education.