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About Hal Varian
Hal R. Varian is the chief economist at Google, Inc. He started in May 2002 as a consultant and has been involved in many aspects of the company, including auction design, econometric analysis, finance, corporate strategy and public policy. He is also an emeritus professor at UC Berkeley in three departments: business, economics, and information management. He received his S.B. degree from MIT in 1969 and his M.A. in mathematics and Ph.D. in economics from UC Berkeley in 1973. He has also taught at MIT, Stanford, Oxford, Michigan and other universities around the world.
Michelle Rhee, Founder & CEO, StudentsFirst
Former Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
“Leading Organizational Change”
About Mayor Kevin Johnson
Elected in November 2008, Kevin Johnson is the 55th mayor of Sacramento and the first African American to serve in this office. Mayor Johnson strongly believes that in order to be a great city, you have to have great schools and is committed to identifying ways to strategically drive education reform.
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