Kalinske Elected to Woodrow Wilson Board of Trustees
Tom Kalinske, who will attend his first WW Board meeting this month, is chairman of Global Education Learning, a start-up dedicated to helping young children in China learn various subjects. He also serves on the board of Cambium Learning Group and is vice chairman of LeapFrog Inc, of which he was previously CEO and/or chairman at different times starting in 1997. He helped LeapFrog grow from a start-up specialty toy company to the world’s largest educational toy company. Mr. Kalinske joined Knowledge Universe at its founding in 1996 as its president and also served on its board. From 1990 to 1996, he was president and CEO of Sega of America, Inc. He had previously been president and CEO of Universal Matchbox Group, as well as president and co-CEO of Mattel.
Mr. Kalinske is a current or past member of boards including Genyous Omnitura, Gazillion, the Mandarin Institute, and the National Board of Advisors of the University of Arizona School of Business. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, he earned an MBA from the University of Arizona and attended the Harvard Business School’s Strategic Management Program.