Jose Fuentes joined the Board in 2015 and became Chair of the Board of Trustees in 2019.
Jose is an entrepreneur focused on Internet companies. Currently, he is a Co-founder at Maison, an Ed-Tech company that helps community colleges better retain and graduate more students.
Previously, he was a managing partner at Savory, a software and food company that operates virtual kitchens all around NYC. Jose was also a Co-founder at Duolingo, an online language learning platform. Prior to these ventures, he was at Carnegie Mellon University’s Computer Science Department where he did research on human computation.
He graduated from Hampshire College with a concentration in behavioral economics. He is originally from Guatemala and currently lives in New York City.