Barbara "Bobbi" Kurshan

Executive Director of Academic Innovation 
Senior Fellow



Education and technology; entrepreneurship

Bobbi Kurshan is an education entrepreneur and an expert on how innovation and technology are transforming teaching and learning. She has spent more than 30 years working in, and researching, the education marketplace. Kurshan is Executive Director of Innovation @ Penn GSE, overseeing the nation’s first Masters program in education entrepreneurship; the VOLT program for online teaching; EDSi, an incubator and seed fund for education start-ups, and the Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition, the largest education business plan competition in the country. Learn more about Barbara "Bobbi" Kurshan