This week Mark jumps into the education industry with GM of Strategy and New Product, Jack Hylands. A passionate teacher, Jack left the consulting industry early on to pursue his passion for education, specifically tailoring University offerings to the modern learner. Mark and Jack speak on the drastic changes that have happened within education over the last few decades, providing world-class student experiences and scaling a team at pace.
Jack is highly passionate about excellence and equity in education, and what this means for the future world of work. Jack is currently leading the strategy of RMIT Online and advising a number of education and technology start-ups. Jack was previously CEO of Ducere, where he established and grew innovative degrees with universities in Australia and overseas.
Jack's prior background is as a management consultant in the digital space and an alumnus of the Teach First Leadership Development program. Jack is an arts graduate from the University of Cambridge and a qualified mathematics teacher.
Jack is a director of Cann10 Australia, a business advisory council member of ACS and a strategy advisor for Maddie Riewoldt's Vision.