In her role at ASU, Samantha Becker leads a creative agency-style team at the University Technology Office (UTO), focused on bolstering community engagement, storytelling and strategic communications.
Becker has helped UTO amplify their vision and voice through a defined narrative. She is also the Project Director for CoSN’s Driving K-12 Innovation -- a project dedicated to tapping into global perspectives and research on the emergent and long-standing themes impacting schools.
Samantha has been in a committed relationship with digital communications for most of her career. For 7 years she served as the Senior Director at the New Media Consortium, where she led the Horizon Project and served as the lead writer for the Horizon Report series, which examined technology uptake in various learning sectors and garnered a readership of four million.
She currently manages ASU’s global community of practice called ShapingEDU -- education changemakers shaping the future of learning in the digital age.