Michael Meaney

Michael Meaney

  • Alumni
  • United States
  • 2016 PhD Education
  • Churchill College

Mike Meaney is the Head of Learning Growth at, a London-based start-up building a digital apprenticeship platform to modernize pathways to high-quality jobs. He helps build the product, curriculum, and delivery models that support the growth and scale of Multiverse. He was previously a Research Lead at Facebook, where he focused on research and product development to improve tools for social mobility. Earlier in his career he served as an Innovation Fellow and Product Manager at Arizona State University, and as a middle school science teacher in the Isaac School District as a Teach for America Corps Member.

Mike holds a Ph.D. in Educational Research from the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Cambridge Scholar. He holds a master's degree from Arizona State University and a bachelor's degree from Georgetown University. He maintains an academic appointment with Arizona State University, where his research explores the design of inclusive learning at massive scale, and takes a transdisciplinary methodological approach blending data mining, design, and philosophy. His research has appeared in publications by the ACM Proceedings of Learning @ Scale, the Brookings Institution, and the Roosevelt Institute.

He serves on the Board of Directors of a non-profit educational technology start-up called See More Impact Labs, as well as on the Board of Directors of the Camp Catanese Foundation, a comprehensive college-preparation program for first-generation college students in Phoenix.

Previous Education

Georgetown University
Arizona State University