A Connecticut native, Keith Laska has been a technology pioneer and entrepreneur for over 20 years and has worked and lived across North America, Europe, and Asia. Graduating with a degree in French and political science from College of the Holy Cross, Professor Laska started his career as an instructor at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. He subsequently worked at TransPerfect in New York before joining SDL (LSE:SDL), where he spent 12 years—seven of those in the UK—building out the language technology division. Professor Laska founded EUXmedia, which develops impactful social and emotional learning content for grades K-8. He is a strategic advisor to Redpoint, Sequoia, and Intel-backed Lilt and is a board observer with cryptocurrency startup Uptick. Professor Laska is an adjunct professor at the University of Fordham Law School instructing on bitcoin, blockchain, and crypto regulation and is an operating partner with Indianapolis-based venture studio High Alpha, where he focuses on building and investing in Web3 and crypto companies.