Ari EngelbergFormer Co-founder,; Executive Director, BrightStar Charter Schools

    Ari Engelberg has expertise in educational leadership and fundraising and has been teaching and coaching at Harvard-Westlake School for the past 14 years. He was also the Executive Director at Bright Star Schools from 2007 to 2015. Prior to being a teacher at Harvard, he co-founded Archive and served as its SVP of Corporate Development. Before Archive, he also co-funded, a website that provides all functions of the Post Office to users’ desktop. As the VP of Product Development and Web Operation, he was responsible for developing product specifications for Internet Postage v1.0 and for managing specification, design, implementation, and deployment of's website, including its online commerce and customer support components. Ari holds a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, a JD from the UCLA School of Law, and an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.