Ellen Viruleg

Executive Director

Ellen Viruleg brings years of leadership and management experience to her role as Opportunity Insights’ Executive Director.

Previously, she spent seven years with McKinsey & Company as an Engagement Manager specializing in the education sector. During her tenure, she made important contributions to the analysis, design, and implementation of business performance approaches, developed tailor-made solutions and worked closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results.

Viruleg holds an EdD in Education Policy from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, a master’s from John Hopkins, and a bachelor’s in mathematics from Northwestern University. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island with her husband, John, and three young children.