Dan Katzir, Alliance CEO
Dan Katzir joined Alliance as CEO in March 2015. Most recently, Katzir has been an independent strategic education advisor to CEOs and boards of directors in school districts, charter management organizations, state departments of education, and education for-profit and non-profit organizations. He has helped numerous clients across the country in curriculum design, operational planning, executive/board training, and many other issues educational institutions and organizations face today. Prior to serving as an independent consultant, Katzir was the founding Managing Director at the Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation, where he served for eleven years. During his time at the Broad Foundation, he designed and implemented four national flagship initiatives, including the Broad Prize for Urban Education and the Broad Institute for School Boards.
In his more than two decades of leadership in the education sector, Katzir has also been Regional Director for Sylvan Learning Systems, the Executive Director for UCLA School Management Program, and Chief Operating Officer for Teach for America. He began his career as a consultant for Bain & Company, an international management consulting firm.
Katzir has served on many education boards, including The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems, the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College, and the advisory board of the Los Angeles Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools. He was also a founding board member of Caliber Schools, a blended learning charter management organization from Northern California.
Katzir has an MBA from Harvard Business School, and received a bachelor’s degree in history from Dartmouth College. In his spare time, he lectures at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and is a Volunteer Leader at Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School.