An education industry executive based in the Silicon Valley, Ty Durekas holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science with a minor in German from San Jose State University. After graduating, he began work as a global project manager for Applied Materials in Santa Clara before founding and serving as Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Creative Learning Centers, Inc. (CCLC), in Sunnyvale, California. Following CCLC’s acquisition by Knowledge Universe, he led the employer sponsored child care business unit and served as a member of the executive council for Knowledge Universe. Currently, Ty Durekas utilizes over twenty years of industry experience to provide consulting for companies nationwide.
An active professional in the education field, Ty Durekas maintains ties with several organizations and has been an advocate for children’s issues. He served as an ambassador and panelist at the World Forum on Early Care and Education, in addition to his role as a panelist for the National Association for the Education of Young Children.