Perspective

Education reform needs a dose of Silicon Valley

About the author

Jim Redden is an innovation advisor with RTI International. He believes that innovation has the power to solve many of society’s toughest challenges. A chemical engineer by training, Jim specializes in strategies and tactics that enable the front-end of innovation. Prior to joining RTI, Jim taught physics and biology at Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School, an innovative work-study high school for low-income students.