Dan Katzir


Dan Katzir

Lecturer in Management


For the past seven years, Dan Katzir served as the CEO of Alliance College-Ready Public Schools, a public charter school system that serves 12,500 low-income students and 18,000 alumni across 26 high-performing middle and high schools in Los Angeles.

Before joining Alliance, Katzir was an education advisor to CEOs and boards of directors in school districts, charter networks, state departments of education, and education for-profit and nonprofit organizations. Katzir was the founding managing director at the Eli & Edythe Broad Foundation, where he served for eleven years where designed and implemented four national flagship initiatives — the Broad Prize for Urban Education, the Broad Institute for School Boards, the Broad Superintendents Academy, and the Broad Residency in Urban Education.

Katzir also served as the regional director for Sylvan Learning Systems in Los Angeles, the executive director for UCLA School Management Program, and chief operating officer for Teach for America. He began his career as a consultant for Bain & Company, an international management consulting firm in Boston and London.

Katzir has served on many education boards, including The Broad Center for the Management of School Systems, the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College, Caliber Public Schools, Progressus Therapy, the Milton Hershey School and the Hershey Trust Company.

Katzir earned his MBA from Harvard Business School, and his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College. He lectures at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and is a volunteer leader at Dartmouth and Harvard. He is the co-editor of “The Redesign of Urban School Systems: Case Studies in District Governance,” published by Harvard Education Press.

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