Pembroke Center

Eileen Rudden ’72, P’03 ’07 ’11


Eileen is an established leader and board member in both the education and technology sectors. She is the co-founder of LearnLaunch, an organization that provides support for the creation and growth of education technology and learning companies in New England, and LearnLaunchX, Boston’s education technology accelerator. Previously, Eileen served as Chief Officer, College and Career Preparation, at Chicago Public Schools, where she led the efforts of the third largest public school system in the U.S. to ensure that its 400,000 students are college and career ready. Eileen was a 2009 Broad Fellow and graduate of the Broad Superintendent's Academy. Eileen also has 25 years of experience in the software industry. 

Rudden earned her A.B. from Brown University in American civilization and her MBA from Harvard Business School.