Heather Hiles is the founder and CEO of Pathbrite, the world’s leading Portfolio Learning Platform. Launched in 2012, the company currently supports more than 500 schools, colleges, universities, and organizations. Headquartered in San Francisco, with an increasingly global footprint, Pathbrite's Portfolio Learning Platform is poised to transform learning, teaching, and assessment across the globe.
Before founding Pathbrite, Heather built a solid career in education, workforce development, and finance spanning more than 20 years. A successful serial entrepreneur, her leadership experience includes positions as a founder or leader of several private and public sector organizations, including: Commissioner for the San Francisco Unified School District; Executive Director of Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2); co-founder of EARN; and CEO of SFWorks, a nonprofit that transitions women from welfare into career.
Heather received her B.A. from UC Berkeley in Economic Development and Ethnic Studies and holds an MBA from Yale University, with a concentration in Finance and Strategic Planning. She has served on the boards of Leadership Public Schools, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, and Communities United Against Violence (CUAV).
Women in Tech: Fireside Chat with Freada Kapor Klein and Heather Hiles
In this intimate fireside chat we will discuss these questions (and many more) through the perspective of an active angel investor and a successful entrepreneur.