CEO , ACT
Marten Roorda joined ACT as its CEO in 2015. During his tenure at ACT, Mr. Roorda announced the establishment of the ACT Center for Equity in Learning. The Center advances ACT’s nonprofit mission to help people achieve success in education and the workplace through partnerships, research and initiatives aimed at closing gaps in equity and achievement for underserved learners. He previously served as CEO of Cito, an international, not-for-profit assessment organization based in the Netherlands. During his 13 years at Cito, he led the 600-employee organization to international recognition for its work in learning analytics and adaptive testing. He is the longest-serving member of the Association of Test Publishers (ATP) Board of Directors. During his tenure, he was a founder of ATP Europe and ATP Asia. He holds a master’s degree in Dutch language and literature from Utrecht University, The Netherlands.