Lior Ipp


Lior Ipp





Lior Ipp has served as the CEO of the Roddenberry Foundation (TRF) since 2014 where he
provides leadership and strategic direction for all foundation functions. Under Lior’s direction,
the foundation has launched several new initiatives, including a global grants program for early-
stage ideas, an annual activist fellowship, and a biennial competition for crowd-sourced

Prior to TRF, Lior co-founded Generation Teach and served as the CEO of Breakthrough
Collaborative, a San Francisco-based educational non-profit with programs in 24 cities across
the U.S. Before joining Breakthrough, Lior was the Global Director for Ashoka’s Youth Venture
where he guided program development, institutional partnerships, and regional staff in twelve
countries. Prior to Ashoka, Lior co-founded and led an educational software company in New
York City.

Lior has an M.A. from American University and an Ed.M. from Harvard University’s Graduate
School of Education where he was awarded the prestigious Leadership in Education Award.