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Chike Aguh

Chike Aguh

Principal
McChrystal Group

Headshot: Chike AguhChike Aguh is the principal at McChrystal Group. Prior, he was the CEO of EveryoneOn, a national nonprofit dedicated to closing the digital divide. As the son of immigrants from Nigeria whose lives were changed by America’s opportunities, Aguh has spent his career ensuring that all Americans have access to the same. Previously, he worked as an education policy official for New York City’s mayor, Michael Bloomberg; second grade teacher and Teach For America corps member; Fulbright Scholar in Thailand; and director of corporate strategy at the Advisory Board Company. Aguh has also worked with the Massachusetts Secretary of Education, U.S. Department of Education, McKinsey & Company, and the federal government's Performance Improvement Council.

Aguh holds degrees from Tufts University (B.A.), the Harvard Graduate School of Education (Ed.M), the Harvard Kennedy School of Government (MPA), and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School (MBA). He is a 2017 Presidential Leadership Scholar, 2017 Wharton 40 under 40 honoree, term member at the Council on Foreign Relations, NationSwell Council Member, board member at Code In The Schools, member of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government's Alumni Board of Directors, and 100 Black Men of Prince George’s County. He has spoken at venues such as the White House, SXSWEdu, Code For America, and Github Universe. He has been featured in or interviewed by CNN, Forbes, US News and World Report, Wired Magazine, and Fast Company. He lives in Beltsville, Maryland with his wife, Crystal, and son, Kelechi. They are members of Zion Church in Landover, Maryland.