Dr. Daniel Velasco is Chief Operating Officer at Latinos for Education, the first Latino-founded and led national organization dedicated to creating leadership pathways for Latino leaders in the education sector. He previously served as Chief Growth & Impact Officer and Vice President, Programs and Strategy. He was Regional Director at Johns Hopkins and faculty at Harvard’s School Turnaround Leadership program. In 2016, he was honored by NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio for national service. He earned a master’s in Policy and Management from Harvard and a doctorate in Leadership and Entrepreneurship from Johns Hopkins. Dr. Velasco has deep experience in education, entrepreneurship, fundraising, and strategy.