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Generator Life Labs

Generator is a retail learning lab where teens explore ideas and skills that will help them live a more rewarding and productive life.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Education
  • Location Kentfield, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2011
  • Employees 3

Company Summary

Generator is a Life Lab where teens make new friends while working on “experiments” that help them create their own Playbook for life. Teens work together to explore ideas and skills ranging from the value of money to the meaning of life, from managing teams to managing emotions. Teens collaborate with a different adult Fellow in each weekly session. The high-tech Lab is a communal learning/social space on “Main Street”, available anytime.


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    Matt Kursh

    Matt’s career includes running one of the top websites on the planet as General Manager of at Microsoft and founding and serving as CEO of start-ups acquired by Apple and Microsoft. He served as CEO of Blue Planet Network, a non-profit that delivers water to rural communities in the developing world. He has served on the Board of Directors of public and private companies. He currently serves on the Boards of several non-profits.

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    Mary Lynn Blattberg
    VP Sales and Marketing

    Mary Lynn has 15 years of experience at large firms (Gap Inc; Microsoft; Hearst New Media) and successful startups (Return Path). At Gap, Mary Lynn was Director of Business Development for the online division. As part of the founding team of Return Path, the global leader in email certification and reputation monitoring, Mary Lynn participated in all aspects of the company's development.

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    Ashley Wells
    VP Curriculum Design

    Ashley brings 15 years of diverse educational experience to Generator, having taught in the South Bronx and East Germany; sailed around the world delivering learning experiences to classrooms via the Internet; earning a Master's in Education at Harvard; and working at diverse firms such as Leapfrog, PLATO Learning, and SmartyCard.


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    Matt Quilter at Fenwick and West