Dr. Ann Lee Flynn, CEO of Flynn Strategies, LLC, provides research, planning, and event management to education companies and non-profit organizations. For 27 years, K-12 education and district leadership were Dr. Flynn’s focus as Director of Education Innovation for the National School Boards Association. Dr. Flynn established NSBA’s “20 to Watch” for emerging ed tech leaders and the Technology Innovation Showcase for start-up firms; hosted more than 75 school district site visits; conducted management audits; developed online courses; directed the T+L Conference and represented the association at global gatherings including WISE in Doha, Qatar. She is a published author and continues to serve on NCTET as a past-Chair for the organization. Dr. Flynn earned her doctorate in Higher Education from the University of Virginia and her BSE and M.Ed. from the University of Arkansas.