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Frank Catalano

Frank Catalano is a veteran edtech industry consultant and executive, professional author, and lively speaker. He’s also a hands-on advisor for companies applying digital technology in new ways.

(photo by Eugene Hsu @HEUGE)
(photo by Eugene Hsu @HEUGE)

Frank is a frequent contributor to the tech news site GeekWire . He’s written about education technology, the digital intersection of media and tech, and other topics.  He also has hosted a special GeekWire podcast series on pop culture, science fiction and the arts.

Through Frank’s Intrinsic Strategy consultancy, he has done interim executive or project work for companies such as MetaMetrics,  GreaterGood.com, Peachjar, ACTNext, Pearson, and others.

Frank has been a senior executive for Pearson Education, West Corporation’s Education group (SchoolMessenger solutions), and Professional Examination Service, among others.

For more background, see About or Frank’s LinkedIn profile.

Latest news

Selections of Frank Catalano’s recent GeekWire and EdSurge writing on technology and related topics include:

Advice and insights

Frank Catalano’s observations range from keynote talks to detailed reports. Frank’s analysis and commentary has also appeared:

He currently serves on ACTNext‘s Advisory Board. He also served on the Advisory Board of SXSWedu from 2012 to 2016 and was on the Advisory Board for the inaugural SXSWV2V.

Real-time thinking

Frank Catalano is a frequent public speaker, known for his engaging, witty and thoughtful style. Recent talks include the tech products thought leader kickoff at NACS Campus Market Expo (CAMEX) 2019 conference in San Antonio, the Seattle Opera behind-the-scenes panel on turning Steve Jobs’ life into opera, and expert interviews and moderation of private company events.

You can follow @FrankCatalano on Twitter for updates on interesting education and crossover consumer technology.

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