Stephan Turnipseed is the Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Destination Imagination. Destination Imagination, Inc., is a world leader in 21st century skills education and hosts the largest celebration of creativity in the world. Turnipseed is an education thought leader, strategist and entrepreneur who is passionate about inspiring children through education. He is an advocate for hands-on learning which he sees as instrumental for 21st Century success.During his over 25 years in education and throughout his career he has led companies and organizations to transformative success. As the former President of LEGO® Education North America, he led the team responsible for transforming LEGO Education in North America from a product sales company to an educational resource leader, working with educators, industry experts and academia to help inspire all children to be creative problem solvers.He is the immediate past Chairman of The Partnership for 21st Century Learning, a national organization that advocates for 21st century readiness for every student. He is the recipient of the prestigious National Instruments Engineering Impact Award for STEM Innovation which recognizes lifetime achievement in STEM education. He continues to serve on a number of not for profit boards supporting education and success for children, including Education Reimagined, which offers a new vision of the future of education and the Learning Policy Institute, a non-partisan think tank aimed at supplying objective research to underpin policy decisions.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Stephan Turnipseed and other top speakers and celebrities.