Victor Saad

 In 2012, I designed my own Masters by completing 12 projects in 12 months.

I called it The Leap Year Project and my experiences culminated with staging my graduation at a local TEDx and publishing a book of stories focused on the power of learning through risk. I later launched Experience Institute to be a place where college students and career professionals could learn and grow through short-term, real-world experiences.

In 2015, I was inducted into Forbes 30 Under 30 in the field of education. And in 2017, I joined the team at Stanford’s School of Engineering as a Lecturer in Design, helping students reimagine their learning through experience.