Katelyn Donnelly Biography Katelyn Donnelly is the Managing Director of Pearson’s Affordable Learning Fund, a venture fund that invests in early stage companies serving low-cost schools and services to schools and learners in the developing world. Katelyn is also an active advisor on Pearson’s global strategy, research and innovation agenda, as well as a consultant to governments on education system transformation and delivery. Katelyn is the author of the acclaimed publications “Oceans of Innovation”, “Alive in the Swamp” and “An Avalanche is Coming” and has key-noted at major education conferences. She serves as a non-executive director and strategic advisor to several start-up companies across Europe, Asia and Africa. Previously Katelyn was a consultant at McKinsey and Company and graduated from Duke University with high distinction in economics.