Daimen Sagastume is a director at Whiteboard Advisors where he specializes in advocacy and growth enablement across the Pre-K-12 education space. He comes to Whiteboard Advisors after five years at Emerson Collective, where he managed the education philanthropy investment portfolio, in addition to incubating a seed stage ed-tech company, Uppercase, which aims to democratize access to the best teaching knowledge in the world.
Daimen is a graduate of Stanford University, where he earned a B.S. in Biology—an ode to his pre-med aspirations before discovering his deep passion for educational equity. He currently lives with his partner and dachshund in San Francisco, where he enjoys attending concerts, trying new restaurants, and sunbathing at Dolores Park during his free time.