Bryan Richardson is a Senior Program Officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation where he leads investments for the K-12 Education R&D focused on education technology and increasing the availability of data critical to R&D, analytics, and personalization. Previously, Bryan co-founded UPD Consulting, a management and technology consulting firm focused on organizational reform in K-12 Education across the US.
From 2004-2007, Bryan served as the Director of SchoolStat for the Baltimore City Public School System and from 2001-2003 served on the US Senate Committee on the Environment and Public Works. Bryan is a native of Oklahoma, received a B.A. in International Studies from Emory University and a Master of Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.