John Sanders


M.Ed., M.P.P., M.B.A.


John graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor's in government before earning master's degrees in public policy and in business administration from the University of Chicago. He launched his teaching career with a master's in education from UMass-Boston.


Before joining Fusion, John taught secondary school mathematics in Boston Public Schools. He also developed work-study partnerships for a private school organized around economic empowerment for students from underserved communities. John's career prior to education was in telecom and internet corporations and startups.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Learning to work the saxaphone he inherited from his grandfather
  • Kayaks and hikes and snowshoes, not necessarily at the same time
  • Worked on the business plan for the first lending bank in Poland since 1945