Felipe Sommer

Co-Founder, Nearpod

Felipe Sommer is a philanthropist at heart. It is his calling to improve the quality of life for others be it through education, entrepreneurship or anywhere needed. Family is his number one priority. Sommer take pride in being an Argentinian, a father of three boys, and a husband to his beautiful wife, Paula. His hobbies include: world traveling, sports, and mentoring others.

Sommer obtained a BA in economics from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and received an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business. For ten years, he worked in management consulting for financial services and start-ups at Accenture. In 2004, as an entrepreneur, he founded Livin’ Interactive which focuses on custom experiential marketing solutions. Sommer am passionate for technology and education, which fueled his desire to empower teachers and engage students through technology. In 2012, he co-founded Nearpod, a mobile platform that empowers educators to create learning experiences that engage and inspire millions of students around the world. As President and co-founder, he oversees Nearpod’s everyday operations.

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