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Robert Torres

Teach the World Foundation
Chief Strategy Officer
Robert is the Chief Strategy Officer at the Teach the World Foundation, a global organization seeking to eradicate illiteracy by teaching reading and numeracy using game-based technologies. Until recently, Robert served as the founding Chief Learning Scientist for EkStep, the game-based start-up based in India. At EkStep, he co-led the design of a massive platform to educate 200 million students. Before then he created and spearheaded the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Games, Learning and Assessment funding strategy. One of Robert’s proudest all-time accomplishments is having served as one of the founders of Quest to Learn, NYC’s premier game-based school.