1475 N. Scottsdale Rd. SkySong 1 Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Mail code: 9908
Linda Ricchiuti serves as the Executive Director of the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute, bringing 31 years of education and entrepreneurial experience to the team. Linda provides onsite leadership in program management and operations for several high profile and complex programs within the division. Prior to joining ASU, Linda worked extensively in education as a classroom teacher, county level curriculum developer, vice president of an emerging educational technology company, senior level director at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, business CEO and entrepreneur.
Linda brings a deep understanding to the product development cycle as well as experience in designing products and programs to scale. As an entrepreneur, Linda understands how to connect businesses to the community to drive change and build sustainable business models. As an educator and entrepreneur, Linda has experience in connecting students to businesses creating a unique place-based classroom enabling the growth of the student, the business and the community as a whole. Linda also serves as Vice Chair, Economic Development for the Big Bear Valley Chamber of Commerce, President of the Village Business Association and President of the Big Bear Valley Education Trust. Linda received her Single Subject Teaching Credential, B.A. in English and M.A. in Curriculum Development from the University of California, Riverside.
Teaching Credential, Ryan Clear Single Subject, English
B.A., English, Minor in Journalism, University of California, Riverside
M.A., Curriculum Development, University of California, Riverside