Meet the Speaker: Erdin Beshimov, Senior Director, MIT Open Learning & Lecturer, MIT

Erdin Beshimov is a Senior Director at MIT Open Learning and a Lecturer at MIT.
He is a Founder of MIT Bootcamps, an educational program that brings together entrepreneurs from around the world and coaches them in developing an innovative venture.

Erdin also co-founded and served as the Founding Director of the MITx MicroMasters Program. This MIT initiative pioneered the model of “inverted admissions” and digital educational credentials by MIT.

A graduate of MIT, Erdin returned to MIT to found the Incubation Group in the Office of Digital Learning. He co-produced MIT’s first massive open online courses on entrepreneurship, which have taught thousands of entrepreneurs worldwide that they too can be change-making entrepreneurs and have given them the tools to start on this journey.

Guided by the philosophy that MIT is not just a university but a global innovation community, Erdin is dedicated to building new pathways for students and professionals worldwide to study and practice innovation and entrepreneurship.