Andy Chan

Wake Forest University

Andy Chan
is vice president for innovation and career development at Wake Forest University. He oversees the university’s award-winning Office of Personal and Career Development and Mentoring Resource Center, Pre-College programs, and the Board of Trustees Innovation Committee. Chan’s career mission is to transform traditional career services into a mission-critical component of the college experience. Most known for his TEDx talk, “Career Services Must Die” and the sequel, “CS Must Die—Part 2,” Chan and the Wake Forest Office of Personal and Career Development have been featured in the
New York Times,
Wall Street Journal,
Washington Post, MSNBC, NPR,
USA Today,
Chronicle of Higher Education, and
Inside Higher Education.

Chan is a strategic advisor to several organizations, including Handshake, ReBoot Accel, Telemachus, Beyond Barriers Athletic Foundation, Abide, Michigan Colleges Alliance, Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE), New Community Church, and Sports Challenge. Earlier, he led the MBA Career Management Center at Stanford University, and he has held executive leadership roles in ed-tech startups—the Learning Company, MindSteps, and eProNet—and worked at the Clorox Company and Bain & Company. Chan earned his MBA and bachelor’s degrees at Stanford University.