Joe Keeney has opened and operated over 100 schools in his 20-plus years in the field of education. He is the founder of 4th Sector Solutions, a provider of charter-school shared services, and was formerly president of Edison Charter Schools, where he led a national network of schools. Joe was also a divisional president and the C.O.O. of a Fortune 1000 global manufacturer, and he has lived in London and Hong Kong. He has a B.A. from Columbia College, an M.B.A. with high distinction (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School, and an Ed.M. in education leadership from Teachers College of Columbia University.