Jonathan D. Harber is the co-founder of SchoolNet Inc., a company with the mission to help improve the world’s school systems by using data to drive decision-making. Jonathan has spent over 20 years in education technology. Today, Jonathan’s innovative vision is helping school districts to increase student achievement and to improve institutional efficiency. SchoolNet serves over 50 American cities that educate over 2 million students in 14 states. As a result of his leadership and passion, SchoolNet has won three Codie Awards, has twice won INC Magazine’s Inc. 500 Award, and three times has won Deloitte’s Fast 50 Award. In 2007, Ernst & Young recognized Jonathan with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year ® Award in the New York region.
At Wesleyan University, he studied Cognitive Science and completed an Honors thesis on education technology. At The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harber earned his M.S. and completed a joint Master's thesis between the MIT Media Lab and the MIT Sloan School of management involving the creation of an environment for multimedia case studies.