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Jake Schwartz

CEO and Co-Founder, General Assembly

New York City

Jake Schwartz is Co-Founder and CEO of General Assembly, where he is responsible for guiding the organization’s global growth and expansion. Under his leadership, General Assembly has scaled to 14 cities in less than four years, and has helped more than 70,000 students create opportunities through educational programming in technology, business and design. General Assembly was recently voted Fast Company’s #1 Most Innovative Company in Education and #28 Most Innovative Company in the world.

Prior to founding General Assembly, Jake worked for Associated Partners, a multi-stage private equity firm focused on telecommunications, media, and technology co-funded by Liberty Media and Goldman Sachs. He has a BA from Yale University, and earned an MBA with Honors from The Wharton School.

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Growing NYC’s Tech Sector: Government and Industry Discussion

Growing NYC’s Tech Sector: Government and Industry Discussion

Growing NYC’s Tech Sector: Government and Industry Discussion

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Lifelong Learning in the Age of Automation: In Discussion with The Economist

Lifelong Learning in the Age of Automation: In Discussion with The Economist

Join The Economist for a conversation about how startups, academic institutions, and large companies must adapt to the age of automation.

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The Future of Work and the Rise of Hybrid Jobs

The Future of Work and the Rise of Hybrid Jobs

Join industry leaders in a discussion around the growing demand for workers who can combine business and technology skills and the emergence of a new class of "Hybrid Jobs".

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The Campaign as a Startup: A Conversation with Hillary Clinton's Digital Strategy Team

The Campaign as a Startup: A Conversation with Hillary Clinton's Digital Strategy Team

Join Hillary for America’s digital team for a live stream about the "campaign as startup" and how to deploy digital skills to promote change.

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Fireside Chat With Tim Ferriss

Fireside Chat With Tim Ferriss

Join renowned entrepreneur and author Tim Ferriss for an intimate discussion about his latest book, <em>Tools of Titans</em>.

The Automated Workforce: The Future of Work and the Social Safety Net

The Automated Workforce: The Future of Work and the Social Safety Net

General Assembly, the Economic Security Project, and the Roosevelt Institute have partnered on this event to explore the full range of potential answers to automation.

Fireside Chat with Mayor Walsh + GA Boston Launch Party

Fireside Chat with Mayor Walsh + GA Boston Launch Party

Help us celebrate our recent move to Boston’s Innovation District by joining us at an exclusive fireside chat with the Mayor of Boston, Marty Walsh.

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