Dr. D. Midian Kurland
President, Kurland Consulting
Dr. D. Midian Kurland is an influential Edtech leader with over 35 years’ experience in publishing, product development and educational research. As a Senior Vice President at Scholastic, for 15 years he managed the technical group responsible for over a dozen technology-based curriculum product lines including the groundbreaking READ 180 family of reading intervention programs and Scholastic Red, an online professional development platform. Earlier in his career, he held research positions at the Center for the Study of Reading at the University of Illinois and the Center for Children and Technology at Bank Street College in New York. Later, he held senior management positions at Education Development Center in Boston, the Advanced Technology Group at Apple, the Enterprise Software Group at Computer Curriculum Corporation and several Silicon Valley Internet start-ups.