Dr. Richard Rowe is Chairman and CEO of the Open Learning Exchange, Inc. (OLE). He received his B.A. in Psychology from UCLA, an M.A. in Psychology of Religion from Boston University and his Ph.D. from Columbia University in Clinical Psychology. A licensed Psychologist in Massachusetts, he has served as Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University, as Director of Harvard’s interfaculty Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Public Practice and as Chair of Harvard’s Center for Studies in Education and Development.
Richard has been Director of the Test Development and Research Office of the West African Examinations Council and has served as a member of the Massachusetts State Board of Education, Chair of the Statewide Advisory Council for the Massachusetts Office for Children, as Chair of the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education and as President of the One Laptop Per Child Foundation. He is on the Board of the Small Planet Institute and is the Publisher of the Small Planet Media.