Founder & CEO
Russ Altenburg is CEO of Reframe Labs, a nonprofit venture studio that helps underestimated founders build innovative new education organizations that help kids.
Previously, he was a program officer at the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, where he managed a portfolio of grants in the areas of personalized learning, new school models, and state policy. Prior to joining the foundation, he was an Education Pioneers Fellow at NewSchools Venture Fund. Before pursuing his MBA, Russ partnered with community leaders to build schools in Uganda, Cambodia, Thailand, and Honduras as co-founder of Global Playground and COO of Students Helping Honduras. He started his career at JPMorgan advising corporate clients on currency risk management.
Russ holds a BS in Economics from Duke University and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he was awarded the John Wooden Global Leadership Fellowship. He also serves as Board President for SpeakUP Parents.