Jane Swift

CEO, Middlebury Interactive Languages

Jane Swift is CEO of Middlebury Interactive Languages, the leading provider of world language education solutions for the K-12 market. Swift served as Governor of Massachusetts from 2001-2003 and was the first governor in the nation to give birth in office. As Governor, Swift implemented key provisions of the 1993 Massachusetts Education Reform Act, a landmark law she helped craft as a state senator years earlier. During her term, Massachusetts was recognized as a national model by the U.S. Department of Education and its students went on to lead the nation in math and science achievement for the following decade. Her diverse private sector career includes experience as an education venture capitalist as well as a top executive for ConnectEDU, a technology solutions provider focusing on college and career transitions. Swift is also a board member of Sally Ride Science and an advisor to Deloitte’s Women’s Initiative. She lives in Middlebury, VT with her husband and three daughters.