Alex Hernandez is a Partner at the Charter School Growth Fund, a venture philanthropy that invests in the growth of high-performing, charter school networks. He leads CSGF’s "next generation" school investments where he helps education entrepreneurs create more personalized learning experiences. Alex contributed to The Rise of K12 Blended Learning and frequently speaks and writes about education innovation.
Alex is a former Area Superintendent at Aspire Public Schools, a leading K-12 charter school network, where he managed schools in the California Central Valley region. He taught high school math in South Los Angeles and later served as a Broad Fellow at Portland Public Schools. Before that, Alex worked for several years with JP Morgan and Disney’s venture capital arm, Steamboat Ventures. He is a graduate of Claremont McKenna, has an MBA and Masters of Education from Stanford University, and is a Pahara-Aspen fellow for leaders dedicated to transforming public education. He is a board member of DSST Public Schools, 4pt0 Schools, Great Hearts America and Rocketship Education. Alex lives near Boulder, Colorado with his wife Michelle and twin sons. twitter: thinkschools | tumblr: thinkschools