Sarah Toms, Co-Founder and Executive Director at Wharton Interactive

 Pennsylvania, USA

 Champion since 2022

Sarah Toms is the co-founder and executive director of Wharton Interactive, an initiative at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to radically transform and democratize education.

She is a serious games expert and demonstrates thought leadership in the education technology field, fueled by a passion to find and develop innovative ways to make every learning environment active, engaging, more meaningful, and learner centric. Sarah and her team have built the award-winning Alternate Reality Courseware platform, as well as the most innovative catalog of games-based courses on the planet.

She has spent over twenty years as a leader in the technology sphere, and was an entrepreneur for over a decade, founding companies that built global customer relationship management (CRM), product development, productivity management, and financial systems.

In addition, Sarah is co-author of The Customer Centricity Playbook, the Digital Book Awards 2019 Best Business Book.

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What is the AWS Education Champions Program?

The purpose of the AWS Education Champions program is to recognize, celebrate, and support education leaders driving digital transformation with cloud computing. Through this program AWS helps amplify their stories and voices, as well as supporting their continued innovation with our services. The individuals selected to be part of this community share a mission to transform and advance education, and promote AWS services, solutions, and best practices in education.