Tuesday, July 24, 2012

michael karnjanaprakorn

Michael Karnjanaprakorn   @mikekarnj

Michael Karnjanaprakorn, CEO and Co-founder of Skillshare"a community marketplace to learn anything from anyone." At Skillshare, they believe that:  "[E]veryone has something they want to learn and something they can teach to others. This means our communities are really the greatest universities. Our platform helps make the exchange of knowledge easy, enriching, and fun." Michael and I will talk about the ways in which teaching and learning are becoming separated from our traditional learning environments, whether this is old wine in new bottles or represents a truly significant change (think of Craigslist and classified ads), and the importance of  passion and personal potential in learning.

Prior to Skillshare, Michael Karnjanaprakorn led the product team at Hot Potato, which was acquired by Facebook. And before that, he developed products and services at Behance. As a philanthropist, Michael was the Co-founder of All Day Buffet and The Feast, which was listed as one of “25 Ways to get Smarter in 2010” by The Daily Beast. In his spare time, he is an avid poker player, NYC foodie, HBO fanatic, and sometimes foursquare mayor of Tacombi. Michael is a graduate of the University of Virginia and VCU Brandcenter.

Join me Tuesday, July 24th, at an early time for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com webinar with Michael Karnjanaprakorn, CEO and Co-founder of Skillsh