Will is an educational technology entrepreneur who has a great deal of experience in looking at how technological innovation is impacting the classroom. In his talk Will argues that technology will not replace teachers, but rather enhance classroom practice in ways that we’ve never imagined and enable teachers to work with students like never before.
William Zhou is the co-founder and CEO of Chalk.com, an education software company focused in K-12. William has been passionate about entrepreneurship from a young age, founding his first company in high school. He launched his first Internet business in 2010, which he sold at the age 18 during his first year of computer science at the University of Waterloo. To pursue the bigger challenge of changing education, William founded Chalk.com to create a productivity suite for K-12 teachers.
Forbes recently named William to their top 30 under 30 list for Education in 2015. Today, Chalk.com is used by over 125,000 teachers.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx