L. Todd Rose is a faculty member at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He is also a high-school dropout.
Todd is the co-founder and president of Project Variability, an organization dedicated to providing leadership around the emerging new science of the individual and its implications for education, the workforce, and society.
Here is a brilliant talk he gave at TEDxSonomaCounty on education. Take the 18-and-a-half minutes to watch it.
Todd is also the author of Square Peg: My story and what it means for raising visionaries, innovators, and out-of-the-box thinkers. Here is a review of his book on All Kinds of Minds.