Global Conference 2010
CEO and Founder, K12 Inc.
Ronald Packard is the CEO and Founder of K12 Inc., a technology-based education company headquartered in Herndon, Virginia. K12 is the nation′s leading provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs to students in kindergarten through 12th grade. K12 provides its curriculum and academic services to online schools, traditional classrooms and blended school programs and directly to families. Packard was previously a vice president of Knowledge Universe and CEO of Knowledge Schools. He also worked for McKinsey & Company as well as for Goldman Sachs in mergers and acquisitions. Packard received a B.A. in economics and mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, where he was recently was named a Distinguished Alumni of the Booth School of Business.