Impact Fellow
John Whitmer
Institute of Education Sciences, United States Department of Education

John previously served as the Senior Director for Data Science and Analytics for ACT, Inc. In this role, he leads a team of data scientists, psychometricians, and learning analytics researchers to conduct foundational research and to develop operational algorithms. Prior to joining ACT, John lead a team conducting learning analytics research and development for Blackboard. John holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from UC Davis and a Master’s Degree in Sociocultural Anthropology from UC Davis.