UDI Design Experts
UDI Leadership & Team
Chair, University Design Institute
Vice Chair and Managing Director,
University Design Institute
Senior Director, Client Solutions
Director, Content and Learning Products
Director, Digital Innovation
Former Chairman and CEO,
Doug Becker is the founder of Cintana, founder & former Chairman and CEO of Laureate Education and co-founder of Sterling Partners. Doug ardently believes universities are indispensable in the development of nations, communities and individuals. His work is driven by his vision of using highly innovative design principles to deliver breakthroughs in quality and scale for all levels of education.
Chancellor, University of York
Former President and Provost,
University College London
Sir Malcolm Grant is Chancellor of the University of York. Previously, he served as Chairman of NHS England, President & Provost of UCL from 2003-2013, and was previously Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge & Professor and Head of Department of Land Economy. He has a strong interest in higher education globally and advancements in education and public service.
Former CEO, Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education
Nonresident Fellow, Brookings Institution
Maysa Jalbout is a recognized international development and philanthropic leader, committed to supporting the most vulnerable global communities. As founding CEO of the Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, Forbes recognized Maysa as one of the 100 most powerful businesswomen in the Arab world. At Brookings, Jalbout’s extensive experience has allowed her to produce thought leadership in several educational fields.
President, Dublin City University
Dáire Keogh is a Professor of History, Deputy President of DCU and the University's President-designate beginning July 2020. Dáire served as President of St Patrick’s College Drumcondra (2012-16). A former Government of Ireland Senior Research Fellow, he is currently Principal Investigator of an Irish Research Council funded project to publish the extensive correspondence of Cardinal Paul Cullen.
Former Minister, Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Korea
Ju-Ho Lee served as Minister of Education, Science, and Technology of the Republic of Korea from 2010 to 2013. He is recognized for his education reform endeavors and actively works for the international community as a Commissioner of the Education Commission, a Commissioner of 3ie and a Chair of the Education Workforce Initiative.
Former President, Tecnológico de Monterrey
Rafael Rangel-Sostmann is the former President of Tecnológico de Monterrey, the largest private, non-profit educational system in Mexico. During his 26-year tenure, Rangel promoted knowledge-based economic development and entrepreneurial spirit among students, opened 34 business incubators, 22 global liaison offices, 14 technology parks, and ensured programs included humanities, applied ethics and civic education components.
Former Editor, Chronicle of Higher Education
Special Advisor to the President
Jeff Selingo has written about higher education for more than two decades and is a New York Times bestselling author of three books. His latest book, Who Gets In & Why: A Year Inside College Admissions, was published in September 2020 and was named among the 100 Notable Books of the year by the New York Times. A regular contributor to The Atlantic, Jeff is a special advisor for innovation and professor of practice at Arizona State University. He also co-hosts the podcast, FutureU. He lives in Washington, DC with his family.
Experts in Residence
Senior Vice President, American Council on Education
Provost, Ashesi University, Ghana
National Commissioner, Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
Chief Academic and Innovation Officer, Universidad de Guadalajara
Policy Advisor at the Ministry of Higher Education, Mexico
Senior Fellow in the Secretariat of Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy, the Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan
Chief Design Officer, EdPlus @ ASU
Associate Vice Provost & Executive Director, Global Outreach and Extended Education, ASU
Vice President, ASU Knowledge Enterprise
Associate Vice President
Managing Director, ASU Knowledge Enterprise
Senior Advisor to the President
Executive Director, University City Exchange, ASU
Executive Consultant, Facilitator and Author
Founder, Idea Farm
Clinical Assistant Professor,
Business and Service Model Innovation
Former C-Level Leader, Brazil
Senior Director, Mexico Affairs, ASU
Chief Information Officer, ASU
Vice President, ASU Global Academic Initiatives
Vice President, ASU Learning Enterprise
Vice President, ASU Preparatory Academy