Discovery Education, China
Sophie Chen is director of China, East Asia, and Southeast Asia at Discovery Education, a global leader in digital K12 curriculum resources. She established from scratch and strategically expanded its China business. Prior to this, she co-founded JMDedu, a leading media, and community in China focusing on the latest innovations and trends and running a community that supports educators, companies, startups, policy-makers and investors in the education industry around the world. It has a readership of 500,000+ professionals and holds an annual thought-leadership conference of 10,000+ attendees. She is passionate about ventures that have a transformational impact on learning, lifestyle, and human potential, and advises such education/ ed-tech venture capitals and companies of all sizes. She holds a master's degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education.