Co-Founder & CEO, Mindset Works®
Eduardo is the Co-Founder and CEO of Mindset Works, the global leader in growth mindset training for educators and students, which he started with Carol Dweck, Lisa Blackwell and others to help people develop as motivated and effective learners.
Eduardo has spoken at numerous industry conferences for school leaders, teachers, students, professional developers, college professors, business executives, and policy makers. He delivered a highly rated TEDx talk on the growth mindset which has been viewed 1.5 million times, and has been featured in prominent media outlets such as NPR and Education Week.
Prior to Mindset Works, Eduardo was an Education Pioneers Fellow at New Leaders, where he worked on programs to identify, document, and reward effective school leadership practices. Before that, he was a Principal with the Sprout Group, a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, where he was part of the technology investment team and served on several for-profit and non-profit boards. Prior to Sprout, Eduardo was an investment banking analyst with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. He grew up in Caracas, Venezuela.
Eduardo holds MBA and M.A. in Education degrees from Stanford University, and bachelor’s degrees in Economics and in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. Most important, he continues to enjoy lifelong learning every day.
- Mindsets and Student Agency. San Diego, CA: High Tech High Graduate School of Education, Unboxed (Issue 10, Spring 2013)
- Growth Mindset: Clearing up Some Common Confusions. KQED MindShift (Nov. 16, 2015)
- Mistakes Are Not Created Equal. Mindset Works (Jan. 28, 2015)
- Growth Mindset Parenting. Getting Smart & The Huffington Post (Mar. 19, 2015)
- Growth Mindset and Testing: What We Can Learn From The Hunger Games. Scholastic (Mar. 20, 2015)
- Counted or not, doing what counts in competency-based education. CompetencyWorks.org (April 29, 2014)
- Effort, Grit or Insanity?. Mindset Works (Aug. 21, 2014)
- The Power of Belief - Mindset and Success. Manhattan Beach, CA: TEDxManhattanBeach (Oct. 13, 2012)