Head of Global Education (General Manager/Senior Vice President)
Omar Garriott leads the K-12 & Higher Ed industry globally for Qualtrics, a ubiquitous research & evaluation tool in Education.
He previously led K-12 product marketing for Salesforce and was Senior Product Marketing Manager at LinkedIn for students and universities.
Prior to LinkedIn, he led iPad marketing to schools (K-12 & Higher Ed) for Apple, and managed product launches to students and schools for Adobe. He’s also spent time as a Teach for America teacher (3rd grade in Washington, D.C.) and a fundraiser & lobbyist with college access nonprofit PeerForward (formerly College Summit).
Omar’s passion for education runs deep, as does his interest in coaching and mentoring. He has a book due out in spring 2022 on The New Job Search. Omar is proudly public school-educated throughout, with a B.S. in Commerce with Distinction from the University of Virginia and an MBA from UC Berkeley.
Check out his capstone project for the Pahara fellowship! https://youtu.be/RBXzsOVQ6Wc