Kristina Ishmael, leader of Ishmael Consulting, is a celebrated educator and policy expert with nearly two decades of experience in the education sector. Her recent role as Deputy Director at the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology under the Biden-Harris Administration highlighted her expertise in digital equity and AI in education. She's renowned for her work in open education, digital inclusion, and emerging technologies. With experience spanning federal, state, and school levels, Kristina is a dynamic speaker known for her commitment to transformative, accessible learning. Her insights inspire change and foster innovation in the education community.