Roblox, United States
Head of Assessment and Learning Sciences
Sean P. “Jack” Buckley is Head of Assessment and Learning Sciences at Roblox and Institute Fellow at the American Institutes for Research (AIR). He was previously senior vice president at AIR, where he led their research and evaluation area. Before joining AIR, he helped lead the redesign of the SAT at the College Board, where he served as senior vice president of research. Before that, he served as Commissioner of the US Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), where he was responsible for the measurement of all aspects of US education, including conducting the National Assessment of Educational Progress and coordinating participation in international assessments. While at NCES, he also acted as a senior technical adviser to Department of Education leadership and co-chair of its data strategy team. He has been a professor of applied statistics at New York University and educational measurement at Boston College, an analytic methodologist in the intelligence community, and a US Navy surface warfare officer and nuclear reactor engineer.