Victor Reinoso is a senior adviser to Bellwether. He advises on a range of projects involving public sector work, innovation, and finance.
Victor is entrepreneur in residence at the NewSchools Venture Fund and co-founder of Decision Science Labs, a K-12 analytics and budgeting platform that facilitates smarter resource allocation by linking school level spending to outcomes.
A private and public sector entrepreneur, Victor has played many roles in K-12 and higher education. He was most recently senior adviser to the president of Georgetown University where, among other things, he helped develop the university’s MOOC strategy, launch the Georgetown University Edunomics Lab, and create a new executive master’s in leadership for public school leaders. Victor was the District of Columbia’s first deputy mayor of education, where he led the mayor’s takeover of the public schools, oversaw the city’s $1-plus billion education budget, and helped put in place important reforms, including the expansion of early childhood programs. Before becoming deputy mayor, Victor was an elected member of the D.C. Board of Education.
Victor has also been an active investor and adviser to leading edtech startups including TenMarks (acquired by Amazon), LearnZillion, and Ellevation Education.
Victor has served on the boards of several community organizations, including Martha’s Table and the Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School, the nation’s first charter school serving adult learners. Victor has a master’s in business administration from the MIT Sloan School and a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. He is a Pahara-Aspen Fellow and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.