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Eddy Zhong, successful technology entrepreneur, dives into the truth behind our K-12 education system. Eddy strongly believes that the education system diminishes creativity and confines children to a certain path towards success. He contends that kids are taught to believe college is a necessary step in life and that it is mandatory to achieve one’s goals. His talk challenges the commonly held beliefs of our entire education structure. Eddy is the founder of Leangap, a summer program that helps high school students start their own companies

Eddy is an aspiring technology entrepreneur and the founder of Blanc, a smart-watch company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His ideas have been featured in numerous publications and he is passionate about empowering youth to think differently. Eddy is the founder of Leangap, a summer program that helps high school students start their own companies


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Eddy Zhong

Eddy Zhong

Eddy Zhong is a technology entrepreneur in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is the CEO of Blanc, a niche-smart watch company that was featured in Forbes, WIRED, Gizmag, T3, Fox news, and hundreds of media outlets. He is a member of Next 100, an organization of 100 young innovators who have made significant achievements before the age of 18. He loves helping kids and young entrepreneurs follow their passions, especially technology-based startups.