Jan Straka studied political and social science at Harvard University. He is the co-founder and co-director of the Teach Live NGO. For several years now, this organization has strived to transform the Czech educational system through its flagship projects Teach Live and Lead Live. Jan Straka previously worked for the Depositum Bonum foundation where he assisted in starting and later managing several education-focused projects. Before his work for the foundation, Jan worked for the IDEA think tank where he participated in strategic analyses of the Czech educational system. He was included in the list 30under30 by Forbes Czech Republic. 

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