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Keith R. Krueger is CEO of CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking), a nonprofit organization that serves as the voice of K-12 school system technology leaders in North America. CoSN’s mission to empower educational leaders to leverage technology to realize engaging learning environments.
Technology & Learning selected him as one of the “big 10” most influential people in ed tech in 2015. In 2008 he was selected by eSchool News as one of ten people who have had a profound impact on educational technology over the last decade.
He serves on many Advisory Boards, including eSchool News, the Education Committee of the National Park System, the Friday Institute at NC State University, and the Wireless Reach Advisory Board. He is a past Board Member/Treasurer of the National Coalition on Technology in Education & Training (NCTET).
Keith has a reputation as a thought leader and has organized senior level U.S. delegations to visit Australia, Asia, Europe, and South America to examine best practice in ICT in education.
In the fall of 2015, Keith conducted a Work Study on Digital Equity at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. A Certified Association Executive (CAE), he has a background in nonprofit management and a Masters from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.