Eric Barela is currently the Measurement & Evaluation Director with Salesforce.org, where he leads efforts to evaluate the impact of its global philanthropic efforts. Prior to joining Salesforce.org, Eric was the Chief Knowledge & Impact Officer at Partners in School Innovation and a senior evaluator with the Los Angeles Unified School District. His research and evaluation work focuses on technology innovation, urban education, and workforce development and has been recognized by both the American Evaluation Association and the American Educational Research Association. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Evaluation Association and on the Editorial Advisory Board of the American Journal of Evaluation. Eric holds a Ph.D. in Social Research Methodology from the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies.