MIT Media Lab & CEO of Learning Futures Global
Jennifer Groff, PhD is an educational engineer, researcher, and designer, whose work focuses on transforming education systems. She is the founder and CEO of Learning Futures Global, supporting organizations to design and implement their future-focused learning strategy, helping to engineer modern learning ecosystems and transform old ones. In 2020, she was the Innovation Fellow at WISE (Qatar Foundation) where she led the development of the Innovation Hub—a platform helping learning environments and education systems to transform for our modern world.
For more than a decade, Jennifer led leading-edge research at MIT on the design of innovative learning environments, learning technologies, game-based environments and assessments, and playful learning. Most recently, she was the Chief Learning Officer for Lumiar Education, a network of innovative schools, and previously co-founded the international NGO the Center for Curriculum Redesign. In 2009, Jen was named a Fulbright Scholar (UK) at Futurelab, while also serving as the Technology SME on the OECD Innovative Learning Environments Project. She earned her PhD from the MIT Media Lab, holds a Masters in Learning Sciences and Systems Innovation from Harvard University, a Masters in educational technology from the University of Delaware.