Technology-based education company K12 Inc. announced that Bob Knowling ’77 has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors. Nate Davis, Executive Chairman of the K13 Inc. Board of Directors, said “Bob’s work in developing school leaders for the NYC Public School System was both groundbreaking and continues to be highly impactful to this day. His passion for education, combined with his business expertise, will add depth and insight to our Board as we execute on our mission to transform learning for every student served.”
Bob is Chairman of Eagles Landing Partners, which specializes in helping senior management formulate strategy, lead organizational transformations, and re-engineer businesses. Earlier in his career he served as CEO of the NYC Leadership Academy, an independent non-profit corporation that is chartered with developing the next generation of principals in the New York City public school system. He also serves on the board of directors for Roper Industries in Sarasota, FL, and Convergys, in Cincinnati, OH; and has held roles as CEO of Telwares, Chairman and CEO of SlimDesk Technologies, Inc., and Chairman, President and CEO of Covad Communications.
Following his 1977 graduation from Wabash, Bob earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.