Dr. Benjamin Heuston

Benjamin Heuston, Ph.D. is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Waterford Institute, a nonprofit research center that provides educational solutions for young children across the U.S. and 15 countries internationally. Waterford’s solutions have long been recognized for their quality and effectiveness, including in 2013 with the award of a federal i3 validation grant for its innovative UPSTART program. As a leader in educational technology over the past two decades, Heuston is an active speaker, including recent or upcoming presentations at ASU + GSV Summit, TEDx and the Early Education and Technology for Children Conference. He is also a member of several boards and associations, including the SIIA Education Board and the International Gold Key International Honour Society, and a mentor for Utah Entrepreneurship Challenge.