Julian Kusnadi

Recruiting & People at Forward

Julian Kusnadi has a wealth of work experience, beginning in 2004 as a Teaching Assistant at Katherine Thomas School. In 2007, they were an Intern at Ventana Productions, providing personal assistant services to video production crew and to temporary project clients. In 2009, they held three internships: at the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, as Director of Stanford Fleet Street Singers, and as a CRI Specialist at KaeMe Foundation. In 2010, they were a Resident Assistant and Tutor at Stanford University. From 2012 to 2014, they were a Legal Assistant at Wood LLP, and from 2014 to 2016 they were at AltSchool as an early ops employee, scaling the user base to 350 families in 16 microschools and helping launch AltSchool's first campuses in New York and Palo Alto. In 2016, they joined Forward, where they held roles in Recruiting & People, Expansion, and Operations.

Julian Kusnadi attended Stanford University from 2007 to 2011, where they earned a BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies, Human Biology. Julian then returned to Stanford University from 2011 to 2012 to complete a MA in Religious Studies.


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  • Recruiting & People

    January, 2021 - present

  • Expansion

    January, 2017

  • Operations

    January, 2016

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