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Episode 23: Education Innovator, Bill Walton

Bill Walton

In a lifetime of amassing experiences and diverse avenues of success, Bill Walton has been driven by one defining theme, “I’ve always been interested in the barriers to change.” A lifelong learner, Bill is an entrepreneur, education reformer, supporter of the arts, founder and chairman of the private equity firm Rappahannock Ventures, and is a feature film and documentary producer. His media interests also span newspapers, magazines, and his own webcast, The Bill Walton Show. For more than 25 years, he has been an education reformer and innovator. Bill and his wife Sarah developed an entire French and Spanish language curricula, Language Odyssey. Since then, he has been passionate in the belief that, “A free market in education rather than government-run schools is the ideal system for every child to flourish in.”

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