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Jon Deane

Jon Deane, Chief Executive Officer

Jon brings nearly two decades of experience in K12 education, most recently serving as a Director on the Education Team at The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. At CZI, Jon worked with schools, districts, states, researchers, and a range of organizations as part of the strategy in Personalized Learning. Prior to this, Jon was a Senior Program Officer on the K12 Team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Jon joined BMGF from Summit Public Schools (SPS), where he was the Chief Information Officer. As a member of the SPS Executive Team, Jon focused both on internal data systems and management and external partnerships to make Summit’s platforms publicly available to others schools around the country.

Prior to this work, Jon was the founding Executive Director of Everest Public High School, and he also served as an administrator and high school math teacher at Summit Prep, Summit’s flagship school. He began his teaching career at Prospect Hill Academy Charter School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to his career in education, Jon worked in the private sector, working as a CPA at Deloitte and Touche and Montgomery Securities, and as Controller of Callan Associates.

Jon received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford University and a master’s degree in education from the Stanford Teacher Education Program. He currently serves as the Board Chair for the Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco, California, and has served on the advisory board for the Data Institute at the University of San Francisco.
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Carol Lloyd

Carol Lloyd, VP, Editorial Director

As the Vice President, Editorial Director for GreatSchools, Carol brings a wealth of editorial expertise to the organization. Prior to GreatSchools, Carol was an award-winning weekly columnist from the San Francisco Chronicle for ten years and headed the education section as an editor at In 2009, she received a mini-fellowship on Global Health Reporting from the Kaiser Foundation for her coverage of neglected diseases published in the San Francisco Chronicle and Seed Magazine. Her journalism on culture, education and family life has been widely published and anthologized for the past 15 years, appearing in The New York Times Magazine, This American Life radio show,, The Los Angeles Times, and the SF Weekly as well as being featured on NPR’s Talk of the Nation, PRI’s The World and KQED’s Forum and To the Best of Our Knowledge. Her bestselling book “Creating a Life Worth Living” was published in 1997 by HarperCollins. Carol grew up in Los Angeles, Kumasi and Carmel Valley, and currently lives with her husband and two daughters.
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Carrie Goux

Carrie Goux, VP, External Affairs

As the Vice President of External Affairs for GreatSchools, Carrie brings the organization’s story and vision to life. Carrie has broad communications and public affairs experience globally and in the United States, working with the federal government and not-for-profit sectors, and with corporate clients. She served as Corporate Affairs Manager for Microsoft Europe, Middle East and Africa, and head of Microsoft’s corporate philanthropy for the region. She was Strategic Communications Director at the U.S. State Department, worked on humanitarian assistance and post-conflict transition at the U.S. Agency for International Development, and served as a Communications Advisor at the U.S. Department of Defense. Carrie grew up in Massachusetts and currently lives with her husband and elementary, middle and high school children in the Washington, DC area.
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