Venture Partner, Education
Deborah Karcher is a Venture Partner in the Education Practice of RIDGE-LANE LP.
Mrs. Karcher is an accomplished and information technology executive who recently retired as Chief Information Officer of Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), the fourth-largest school district in the US.
During her 15-year tenure with M-DCPS, Debbie managed information technology operations and a network infrastructure for more than 37,000 employees and 340,000 students and led the District’s IT strategic vision and long-range planning.
Currently, as a Venture Partner in the Education Practice of RIDGE-LANE LP, Debbie utilizes her diverse experience and understanding of current and future IT trends, as well as her proven ability revitalizing district operations through the implementation of enterprise systems, to direct information technology strategy for leading K12 EdTech companies.