CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevation
Jordan Meranus is an entrepreneur who has helped start and lead a number of high-impact education organizations. Currently, Jordan serves as the CEO and Co-Founder of Ellevation, a web-based software platform that supports K-12 education professionals serving English Language Learners. Prior to Ellevation, Jordan was a Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund, a firm that helps entrepreneurs develop innovative organizations that help address some of the most intractable challenges in public education. At NewSchools Jordan worked extensively with technology organizations, and helped incubate new education organizations on a number of occasions. Prior to NewSchools, Jordan was a Managing Director at Imagitas, where he launched an e-government business to help federal agencies provide better services to citizens. Jordan is also a co-founder of Jumpstart, a national nonprofit organization that provides intensive early literacy services to low-income children in Head Start in dozens of cities across the country. Jordan received his bachelor's degree in history from Duke University and earned a master's degree in both Education and Public Administration from Harvard.