Stan Litow is a Professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He previously taught at Duke University where he also served as Innovator in Residence. Earlier in his career he served as the Deputy Schools Chancellor for the New York City Public School system, the largest K-12 system in the US. After retiring from IBM where he served as President of the IBM Foundation and Vice President in charge of global Corporate Social Responsibility and Corporate Affairs for the IBM Company.
Stan authored two books. One published by Wiley & Co titled " The Challenge for Business and Society: From Risk to Reward" and another published by Columbia Teachers College Press titled " Breaking Barriers: How P-TECH schools Create a Pathway From High School to College to Career."
Stan also wrote a monthly column for Barron's and has been a top level speaker at a range of events focused on education, economic development and social issues. He recently served as Chair of the National Education Summit on Pathways from School to College to Career.
He serves as a Trustee of the State University of New York, the largest public postsecondary institution in the US where he Chairs the Academic Affairs Committee. He also serves on the board of the Albert Shanker Institute, the Center for Community Alternatives and the global news outlet called The Conversation.