CEO, The College Board
David Coleman became the ninth president of the College Board – the nonprofit education membership organization – in October 2012. Prior joining the College Board, Coleman was CEO of Student Achievement Partners, the nonprofit he co-founded and which played a leading role the development of the Common Core State Standards in math and literacy. Coleman also co-founded the Grow Network – an organization committed to making assessment results truly useful for educators and families – which was acquired by McGraw-Hill Education in 2005. A native of New York City, Coleman is a Rhodes Scholar and a graduate of Yale, Oxford and Cambridge Universities. He was recognized as one of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People” for 2013.