Kyle Zimmer

President and Chief Executive Officer, First Book

In 1992, while practicing law, I co-founded First Book, a non-profit market-driven social enterprise that furthers equal education. By aggregating the collective voice of educators at schools and programmes serving children in need, First Book drives access to and the creation of affordable, relevant new books and educational resources designed to remove barriers to learning. First Book's work has been recognized by the Library of Congress, the National Book Foundation, the National Education Association Foundation, the Yale School of Management, the Ms. Foundation, the Goldman Sachs Foundation, and others. Member of the Board: Dr. Seuss Enterprises; Ashoka; Youth Venture. Former Member, World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Values. Presenter and/or participant at the World Economic Forum in 2019, 2014, 2012 and 2010; also featured at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) America in 2015.