Vice President of Education Outreach and Engagement at Common Sense Media
Merve Lapus is vice president of education outreach and engagement at Common Sense Media. He is responsible for the outreach and engagement strategy for Common Sense Education and oversees a team impacting school communities using technology to help students thrive in a digital world. Collaborating with school networks, state-level organizations, community leaders, and national partners, Mr. Lapus is committed to fostering a whole-community approach to digital well-being and establishing supportive learning spaces for all children and families to thrive in a world with media and technology.
Mr. Lapus has over 20 years of experience driving education technology initiatives across school programs, and building educator confidence through professional learning, and strategic implementation. He sits on a number of steering committees addressing school climate and state policy initiatives, and currently serves on the Marketing and Communications Board for the University of San Francisco and the Executive Board for the Children’s Creativity Museum of San Francisco.