Stephanie Wander comes to XPRIZE with over 12 years of diverse experience in film production and digital media. Recently, Ms. Wander earned her MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, where she focused on Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Non-Profit Management. Ms. Wander uses this background to help design prizes that address the world’s grand challenges.

Prior to XPRIZE, Ms. Wander worked as a Coordinator for News Corp Digital Media, the organization responsible for overseeing Hulu.com and Myspace.com for Newscorp/Fox. She also worked for for A-list producers and actors and on 7 feature films, including Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Man on Fire and Jarhead.

Ms. Wander earned her BS, Radio/Television/Film, from Northwestern University and her MBA from University of California, Los Angeles Anderson School of Management. Ms. Wander also currently serves as a board member for Clifford Beers Housing, a Community Housing Development Organization that develops affordable housing for individuals and families with limited incomes, including households that are either homeless or at-risk of homelessness and have a member living with a mental illness.