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Meet our team

Our global community of explorers includes our leadership team, Board of Trustees, Advisory Committee, and valued partners.

EXPLO Board of Trustees

For roughly 50 years, EXPLO has brought together bright, curious, and interesting young people from around the globe to challenge themselves, discover the world of people and ideas, and experience the joy of learning. Our Board of Trustees, all leaders in their respective fields, are essential to helping us make this happen.

Jon Chang Vice President, Growth Marketing, theSkimm
Elliot Hacker Principal, E. Hacker Consulting
Brian Hughes EXPLO Trustee Emeritus; Chairman and Director R&D, HBN Shoe
Izzy Kasdin Arts and Culture Philanthropy Professional
Aamer Khan Co-Founder, Qualivian Investment Partners LP
Alan Kump Treasurer; Director of Finance, Virtustream
Jody Sherman LeVos Chief Learning Officer, BEGiN
Wendall Mitchell Board Chair; Senior Real Estate Counsel, Albertsons Companies
Rekha Murthy Public Media and Podcast Consultant
Adam Newman Founder and Managing Partner, Tyton Partners
Chris Toy Cookbook author; Instructor; Maker; Registered Maine Guide
Scott Traylor Chief Product Officer, Encantos
Moira Kelly President, EXPLO (Ex-officio)
Amy Robbins Business Manager, EXPLO (Ex-officio)

Advisory Committee

Our Advisory Committee, past and present, are experts in their fields helping us to generate new course concepts, shape the current curriculum, and keep EXPLO on the leading edge of the world of people and ideas.

Christian Arbelaez, MD, MPH
Sunand Bhattacharya, Ph.D.
Andy Boynton, Ph.D.
Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi, Ph.D.
Andrew Eyre, MD
Barry Fishman, Ph.D.
Deborah Hirsch, Ed. D.
Nathaniel O. Keohane, Ph.D.
Wei-Chung Allen Lee, Ph.D.
Amon Millner, Ph.D.
Gideon Rose, Ph.D.
Pasi Sahlberg, Ph.D.
Linda Siperstein, DVM
Jim Spohrer, Ph.D.
George T. Whitesides
Yong Zhao, Ph.D.

Partners + collaborators

Here at EXPLO we partner and work closely with a diverse collection of organizations and institutions in different industries. These collaborators help us to generate new ideas; provide our students and educators with a transformational learning experience that both captures the reality of a profession and training a lens on what's next; and provide support for underserved students to attend EXPLO programs.