Jaime Casap is a Senior Education Evangelist at Google, Inc. He is responsible for working with K12 educational institutions and organizations to bring current and future technological innovations into the education environment. In his role, he evangelizes the power of technology and the use of Google tools, such as Google Apps and Chromebooks, to help students build the skills needed to succeed, close the digital divide, and help level the playing field. He has worked with hundreds of school districts, charter schools, and has created partnerships with organizations in states such as Oregon, Iowa, New York, Missouri, and Rhode Island, to build the capability to bring Google tools to millions of administrators, teachers, and students.
Born and raised as a first generation American to a single mother on welfare in Hell’s Kitchen, New York, Jaime understands and appreciates the power of education in changing the destiny of a family in just one generation. He wants to make sure that education continues to be the silver bullet it was for him.
In addition to his work at Google, Jaime is a Faculty Associate at Arizona State University, where he teaches graduate classes in leadership, organizational behavior, innovation, and public policy.
Jaime also serves on Arizona’s STEM Education Advisory Board, Harvard’s Unleashing Innovation in Education Committee, Arizona State University’s School of Engineering Advisory Board, New Global Citizen’s Board of Directors, and is a member of Jeb Bush and Bob Wise’s Digital Learning Council.