Dr. Michelle R. Weise is a Senior Advisor to Entangled Solutions while serving as the Chief Innovation Officer and the SVP for Workforce Strategies at Strada Education Network. She researches the future of the workforce and how to connect students more directly to pathways to meaningful careers. She previously designed and led the Sandbox ColLABorative, the R&D lab of strategy and innovation at Southern New Hampshire University. Before SNHU, Michelle was the Senior Research Fellow in higher education at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, Vice President of Academic Affairs at Fidelis Education, and taught at Skidmore College and Stanford University. Michelle is a former Fulbright Scholar and graduate of Harvard and Stanford. Her book, Hire Education: Mastery, Modularization, and the Workforce Revolution, co-authored with Clayton Christensen, describes the disruptive potential of online competency-based education aligned to workforce needs. Michelle’s commentaries and research have been featured in The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Boston Globe, Inside HigherEd, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and PBS Newshour.

Contacts

Michelle Weise

Senior Advisor

Interest Areas

Workforce Development
Higher Education Strategy and Innovation
Adult Learning

Biography

Dr. Michelle R. Weise is a Senior Advisor to Entangled Solutions while serving as the Chief Innovation Officer and the SVP for Workforce Strategies at Strada Education Network. She researches the future of the workforce and how to connect students more directly to pathways to meaningful careers. She previously designed and led the Sandbox ColLABorative, the R&D lab of strategy and innovation at Southern New Hampshire University. Before SNHU, Michelle was the Senior Research Fellow in higher education at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, Vice President of Academic Affairs at Fidelis Education, and taught at Skidmore College and Stanford University.

Michelle is a former Fulbright Scholar and graduate of Harvard and Stanford. Her book, Hire Education: Mastery, Modularization, and the Workforce Revolution, co-authored with Clayton Christensen, describes the disruptive potential of online competency-based education aligned to workforce needs. Michelle’s commentaries and research have been featured in The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Boston Globe, Inside HigherEd, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and PBS Newshour.