Qiana Patterson is a seasoned tech executive, specializing in K12 education, higher education, and workforce development. With her, she brings over 10 years experience in the education sector and a wealth of leadership and project/product management expertise in the technology industry.
She was the founding COO for Edlio an LA-based K12 edtech company, prior she served as the Interim CEO of Educational Networks a leading content management software platform company. While at Educational Networks, she served as a lead manager in almost all areas and teams of the company. Before Educational Networks, Qiana worked as a teacher and Dean of Students in the Los Angeles Unified School District. She currently leads her own tech consulting firm, QP Advisors, where she helps startups to mature companies develop products customers love.
She earned her bachelor of arts degree in anthropology from the University of Washington, a multiple-subject teaching credential from University of California Los Angeles and an MBA from USC's Marshall School of Business.
Qiana's strengths: I'm excited to share the importance of building relationships/advocates and champions in students' lives.