Founder and Executive Chairman, Age of Learning, USA
Doug Dohring founded education technology innovator, Age of Learning, Inc. in 2007, and led the company as CEO for more than a decade, and now serves as Executive Chairman. Under his leadership, the company developed multiple successful educational programmes with the aim of helping children everywhere build a strong foundation for academic success. Committed to reaching children in need, Dohring established Age of Learning's global effort to offer its curriculum at no cost to classrooms and community institutions, which has served millions of children to-date. Dohring has pioneered the development of AI-driven, personalised, adaptive learning systems capable of providing individualised, highly focused educational experiences simultaneously to large populations of learners. He has presented the basic design principles of these systems, as well as their capability for transforming education, in national and international venues. Doug Dohring is also co-inventor on seven education technology patents. Prior to Age of Learning, he founded NeoPets, Inc., where he served as Chairman and CEO. Neopets.com became one of the top-ranked online youth communities in the world. Before NeoPets, Doug founded The Dohring Company, a top-100 market research firm in the US.