Robert W. Runcie is the Superintendent of Broward County Public Schools, the nation’s 6th largest public school district and the largest fully accredited district in the country, with nearly 270,000 students in more than 300 schools, education centers and charters. Mr. Runcie’s professional career began in the private sector and included running his own management consulting firm. He launched his career in public education at the Chicago Public Schools where he held leadership positions including Chief Information Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, and Chief Area Instructional Officer. Mr. Runcie is a graduate of the Broad Superintendent’s Academy for the Management of School Systems. He has a Master of Management from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, and Bachelor of Arts from Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts.