Minding the Skills Gap with Ryan Craig, Managing Director Achieve Partners

Ryan Craig is a Managing Director at Achieve Partners and University Ventures. Ryan’s commentary on where the puck is going in higher education regularly appears in the Gap LetterForbesTechCrunchInside Higher EducationFortuneHR Dive, and VentureBeat, among others. He is the author of A New U: Faster + Cheaper Alternatives to College, which describes the critical importance of last-mile training and the emergence of bootcamps, income share programs, staffing, and apprenticeship models as preferred pathways to good first digital jobs.

Ryan returns to the podcast to join host Mike Palmer in a conversation about recent trends in the evolving post-secondary job ecosystem based on recent editions of the Gap Letter. How does Don’t Look Up relate to the need for more STEM leaders in Higher Ed? What sorts of criteria drive the investment theses for Achieve Partners? And what’s new and emerging in crypto and skills-based education that has Ryan’s wheels turning? Listen in to find out all of this and more.


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