Dr. Roger Schank, CEO of Socratic Arts and Executive Director of Engines for Education
Dr. Schank has had a significant impact on the landscape of all learning. He is one of the world's leading researchers in artificial intelligence and applying cognitive learning theory to education. His approach to learning involves helping people learn by doing, allowing people to make mistakes in a safe learning environment and sharing stories with leading teachers and experts. He was the founder of the renowned Institute for the Learning Sciences at Northwestern University, where he is John P. Evans Professor Emeritus in Computer Science, Education and Psychology. He was Professor of computer science and psychology at Yale University and Director of the Yale Artificial Intelligence Project. Dr. Schank is the author of more than 20 books on learning, language, memory, reading, e-learning, and storytelling. He has been named 5th in the world in the Training Press Release Top Ten Most Influential People in the Corporate E-Learning Sector.