Mr. Singer is an internet pioneer and entrepreneur whose career and philanthropic accomplishments have spanned a broad range of sectors from media, education, arts, science and veterans affairs. Until December 2021, he was CEO of Echo360, which provides a next-generation educational software platform to help over 1,200 schools in 20 countries deliver better educational outcomes, he was subsequently named Chairman of the board of directors of Echo360. Previously, Mr. Singer was a Senior Advisor to Masayoshi Son, President and CEO of Softbank Corporation in Japan and was also active as a venture partner at Softbank Capital in the U.S. Prior to Softbank, Mr. Singer held a number of senior roles at AOL including Chief Operating Officer of AOL Studios, Chief Operating Officer for ICQ (instant messaging) and Senior Vice President of Emerging Products. Prior to AOL, he was a founder of the Washington Post Online Service (now WashingtonPost.com) and a consultant with Bain & Company.
Mr. Singer has served on a number of business, charitable and educational boards including DoubleClick, Motley Fool Company, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (International Committee), Queen’s University School of Business, Upper Canada College, The Langley School and “Warrior to Cyber Warrior”, which focuses on providing distance learning training in the field of cybersecurity to wounded veterans. He was named one of Washingtonian Magazine’s “Tech Titans” in 2013 and 2015. He has also funded pioneering research in autism with the Children’s National Medical Center and Stanford University. Mr. Singer holds an MBA from Harvard University, as well as an LL.B, MA in Philosophy, BA with Distinction in Philosophy and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Queen’s University in Canada. He is also a recipient of the Tricolour award at Queen’s University.