Ari Bader-Natal is the Chief Technology Officer for Calbright College. Prior to joining Calbright, Ari served as the Chief Learning Scientist at Minerva Project, where he was responsible for anticipating and designing technologies to support teaching and learning at Minerva Schools at KGI and a growing number of partner institutions. Ari was co-inventor on five U.S. patents and co-author of three book chapters in “Building the Intentional University” (MIT Press, 2017.) Prior to Minerva, Ari was the Chief Learning Architect at Grockit, where he developed the company’s core social learning and assessment technologies and designed a central system for educational data analysis and learning analytics. Ari holds a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brandeis University.