Frank Bonsal III

25+ Years in Education and Entrepreneurship.

Primary Professional Role: Director of Entrepreneurship, Towson University

Also: Special Advisor, New Markets Venture Partners and Co-Founder, EdTech Maryland

As Investor: 25+ edtech companies; 11 realized, millions impacted. Current Boards: Calvert Education, Starfish Retention Solutions and Three Ring. Support: Kickboard and Questar Assessment. Previous: BetterLesson, Moodlerooms, PresenceLearning, and Think Through Learning.

As Educator: 15 years K-12 teacher and coach, interdisciplinary and project-based learning, early adopter of one-to-one.

Signature Methodology: 'Practice Coach' on field, in classroom or in boardroom.

Postsecondary Creds: Vanderbilt University (M.Ed., M.B.A.), University of New Hampshire (B.A.)

Personal: Born/Raised in Baltimore City/County. Settled BaltCo, 2004. Current Volunteer Boards: Center for Education Reform and Gilman School. Previous: Garrison Forest School, Holderness School, Irvine Nature Center, and Peabody College, Vanderbilt. Married with three children.