Bob Cunningham became the CEO of ICMEC in 2019 after a career that has included leadership roles in several organizations focused on the education of vulnerable children. Most recently, he was the Executive Director for Learning Development and a member of the founding team at Understood, a non-profit social impact and technology organization. Prior to Understood, Bob was Head of School at three independent schools in the New York City area.
As a consultant, he has worked with many organizations focused on child welfare and education through philanthropic organizations including New Profit, Inc., the Poses Family Foundation, and the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation. He has also served as a board member or advisory board member for several independent schools and for organizations such as the National Center for Learning Disabilities, Hunter College’s School of Education, and the Gateway School of Mumbai.