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Founder's Corner


Jul 24, 2017

Jessie Woolley-Wilson is the CEO and president of DreamBox Learning, a startup aimed at reimagining learning for kindergarten–8th grade students in mathematics. Jessie has led a remarkable career serving in executive positions at leading EdTech companies, including Kaplan, LeapFrog SchoolHouse, and Blackboard. On this episode of Founder’s Corner with host and Omidyar Network partner Shripriya Mahesh, Jessie shares the lessons she’s learned in setting mission and vision, the advice she gives young professionals about asking for what they deserve, and her family’s immigrant story, which still inspires her daily. Listen in for insights from Jessie’s experience and her unique perspective on the importance of bridging passion and purpose in work.