• Our Team

    We are a team of education and technology entrepreneurs passionate about building the new degree for the new world.

  • David Blake

    CEO | Co-founder

    Founding team at Zinch, successfully acquired by Chegg. Helped launch New Charter University. Stanford d.School EdTech Entrepreneur.

    David Blake

  • Eric Sharp

    CTO | Co-founder

    Director of Software Dev at MediConnect Global, acquired by Verisk for $348M. Developer and director at Novarad. BYU MBA.

    Eric Sharp

  • Chris McCarthy


    Business Leader at Chegg and Senior Strategy Consultant at The Palladium Group. Northeastern U. Harvard Business School.

    Chris McCarthy

  • Kat Archibald

    VP of Product

    Founding Team at Degreed. Mobile & Interactive Developer at Mormon.org, launched int'l with 20 languages. Front-end Developer Neutron Interactive.

    Kat Archibald

  • Bill Horst


    Sales and marketing leader with 20+ years of start-up experience, including DigitalThink, Learn.com and E*Trade.

    Bill Horst

  • Marc Eberhart


    Director of SEO at Chegg, Senior Marketing Manager at Cramster (acquired by Chegg), SEO/SEM Specialist at JWT

    Marc Eberhart

  • Taylor Blake

    Product Manager

    Product Consultant at Adobe, LinkedIn, and Microsoft. Product Manager and Analyst at The RBL Group. Graduate of BYU Innovation and Design program.

    Taylor Blake

  • Christian DeBry

    Software Developer

    Founding Team at Degreed. Director of Database Systems, Verisk Health. BI Analyst, iCrossing.

    Christian DeBry

  • Joel Lyons

    Software Developer

    Software architect with 20 years of experience including educational games, school management systems, high availability software, and radiology software.

    Joel Lyons

  • Dariel Marlow

    Software Developer

    Founding Team at Degreed. Former Microsoft employee that helped establish a new development center in Utah. Masters in computer science from University of Utah.

    Dariel Marlow

  • Alan Walton

    Product Manager

    Founding Scholar at Degreed. Integration Infrastructure Lead for Epic, leading healthcare IT company. BS Mathematics from BYU.

    Alan Walton

  • Sarah Azizi

    Business Development

    Business Development at Degreed. Graduate of Stanford University.

    Sarah Azizi

  • Jason Gill

    Front-End Developer

    Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Utah. 15 years experience in web development.

    Jason Gill

  • Devin Northrup

    UX Designer

    User experience & design strategist with experience spanning small business and large scale enterprise digital products.

    Devin Northrup

  • Mary Cleveland

    Director of Enterprise Sales

    22 years of consultative selling experience in the training, technology and performance management fields. Proud U of Wisconsin alum.

    Mary Cleveland

  • Steve Cornell

    Director of Enterprise Sales

    Over 35 Years of experience in business development in Technology, Finance, Talent Management and Learning.

    Steve Cornell

  • Jeff Lamb

    Sales Enablement

    7 years consultative sales experience including Workday and Insidesales.com. MBA from Gonzaga University.

    Jeff Lamb

  • Nathaniel Hancock

    Director of Sales

    15 years of sales leadership experience with emphasis in go-to-market strategies for start ups. Founding team at Zinch, acquired by Chegg.

    Nathaniel Hancock

  • Bambi C. Buckles

    Director of Sales

    20+ years aligning solutions with business goals for Fortune 2000 companies. Adept at building long term business partnerships.

    Bambi C. Buckles

  • Paul Cooper

    VP of Client Success

    More than 15 years developing and maintaining strong client relationships. Focused building long term strategic business partnerships to support adult learning.

    Paul Cooper

  • Tommy English

    Software Developer

    Founding Scholar at Degreed. Software Engineering Team Lead on Mormon.org. Neumont University Grad. Full stack web technology enthusiest.

    Tommy English

  • Chris Whitchurch

    Front-End Developer

    Team Lead and Senior Front-End Developer at Ancestry.com, managing projects and members both international and domestic. Health nut.

    Chris Whitchurch

  • David Johnson

    Creative Director

    10+ years in the agency world, specializing in brand strategy, identity design, and cats. BFA in Visual Communication from Weber State

    David Johnson

  • Travis Haslam

    Software Developer

    13 years experience. Microsoft Innovator of the year, 2006. BS degree from Weber State University. MS degree from California State University.

    Travis Haslam

  • Ian Parish

    Software Developer

    25 years of experience including: networking software, internet caching and security software, and audio systems software.

    Ian Parish

  • Justin Bingham

    Director of Sales

    Sales, Sales, Sales.

    Avid Rock climber and family man.

    Justin Bingham

  • Stephanie Gantos

    Finance & Operations

    VP Operations & Strategy at UniversityNow, Consumer & Education Investor, Wharton School of Business

    Stephanie Gantos

  • Dennis Martinek

    Director of Enterprise Sales

    20+ years in consultative selling of software, the last 12 in Learning Management Systems and content development. BSBA from Eastern Nazarene College.

    Dennis Martinek

  • Zach Fitzerald

    Front-End Developer

    Focused experience in crafting web applications and sites for enterprises and high profile clients for over a dozen years. Front end specialist.

    Zach Fitzgerald

  • Tom Doman

    Software Developer

    Over 20 years of experience in software development specializing in distributed systems, backend services, application integration, and database technologies.

    Tom Doman

  • Patrick Marchand

    Director of Client Success

    Learning Professional with over 18 yrs of experience in delivering, designing, developing, implementing, Project Managing learning & directing several global teams.

    Patrick Marchand

  • Emily Campbell

    UX Designer

    Full-stack UX and product designer, experienced with scaling enterprise and consumer products for millions of users

    Emily Campbell

  • Sonja Schurig

    Product Manager

    Product manager with strong results in enterprise software development at Fusion-io, LANDesk, and IBM. Technology enthusiast. University of Utah MBA.

    Sonja Schurig

  • Mark Mangelson

    Director of Enterprise Sales

    Enterprise sales professional with experience in P&L management and early stage startups. MBA, University of Utah.

    Mark Mangelson

  • Ann Walton

    Software Developer

    25 years at Degreed, Ancestry, Mediconnect, MyFamily, Novell, WordPerfect, IBM Educations Systems, and others. BA Linguistics from BYU, magna cum laude.

    Ann Walton

  • Todd Tauber

    VP Product Marketing

    VP Enterprise Learning Research at Bersin by Deloitte, Market Development at Nomadic Learning, Strategy & New Ventures at The Economist. Columbia Business School MBA.

    Todd Tauber

  • Brad Popiolek

    Growth Marketing

    8 years experience in educational technology, including Uversity, Apollo Education Group, UT Austin and Florida State University.

    Brad Popiolek

  • Amanda Eckmann

    Director of Sales

    Sales professional with experience in start ups and an emphasis in Education Technology. Graduate from Indiana University.

    Amanda Eckmann

  • Mike Tingey

    Manager of Customer Support

    10+ years of Operations leadership experience. Bachelors degree from the University of Utah and Masters degree from Duquesne university.

    Mike Tingey

  • Aaron Anderson

    Director of Learning Partnerships

    Over 15 years of experience implementing learning strategies and developing talent. Apollo Group, Kaplan, Skillsoft.

    Aaron Anderson

  • Scott Smith


    Over 15 years of experience in software development specializing in SaaS, network appliances, and APIs. Writer, speaker, lifelong learner, and tropical island junky.

    Scott Smith

  • Kaneischa Johnson

    Project Manager

    10+ years in operations and brand development including community economic dev and creative-project/event/venue management. Lifelong learner, enthusiastic about socioeconomic equality

    Kaneischa Johnson

  • Stephen Archibald

    Finance Manager

    Technology Investment Banking analyst at Citigroup. BS Finance from BYU.

    Stephen Archibald

  • Stacey Hlatky

    Director, Client Success

    20 years of experience in consulting, implementing and managing technology and business learning solutions. Interactive Intelligence, Skillsoft.

    Stacey Hlatky

  • Ryan Seamons

    Product Manager

    Entrepreneurial product leader with a web development background. Former LinkedIn employee. Brigham Young University MBA.

    Ryan Seamons

  • Rob Wintle

    Manager of Sales Development

    Graduate of Westminster. Marketing and sales pro with experience in start ups. Avid learner who believes in creating success for myself and others.

    Rob Wintle

  • Lisa Zvetkoff

    QA Engineer

    Experienced tester, focused on maintaining quality product & organizing strict business requirements into testable units. Bachelors from Southern Nevada. Enjoys health and technology.

    Lisa Zvetkoff

  • McKelly Peart

    Software Developer

    Experienced database developer & software engineer passionate about quality data, insightful info & simple solutions. BS MIS from Utah State. Father, Husband, Outdoor enthusiast.

    McKelly Peart

  • Megan Allen

    Director of Client Success

    Worked for Bank of America as a Learning Consultant. Prior to that, Megan worked for 20+ years in the corporate training world as an instructional designer, project/implementation manager, and performance consultant.

    Megan Allen

  • Will Peterson

    Software Developer

    Software architect with more than 17 years of enterprise experience. Enjoys solving complex problems involving web and data management technologies.

    Will Peterson

  • Chris Evans

    Software Developer

    Passionate about continued education. Always seeking solutions which are applicable to the end user. Enthusiastic about charitable work while serving with my family.

    Chris Evans

  • Christina Curschman

    Director of Sales

    7+ years experience selling technology solutions, emphasis on strategic software and SaaS, and graduate of Indiana University. Likes lifelong learning, traveling, running.

    Christina Curschman

  • Ryan Jenkins

    Product Manager

    Digital Marketer at Mozy/VMware. Product Manager at eBay. Degreed Founding Scholar. Voracious reader and BYU MBA.

    Ryan Jenkins

  • David Wiley


    Degreed Co-founder. Open education startup team at Flat World Knowledge and Neumont University. Fast Company's "100 Most Creative People in Business."

    David Wiley


  • Chris Eyre

    Managing Director Legacy Ventures

    Chris Eyre

  • Mike Levinthal

    Managing Partner Levinthal Capital

    Mike Levinthal

  • Larry Rosenberger

    R&D & previous CEO of FICO

    Larry Rosenberger

  • Deborah Quazzo

    Founder & Managing Partner GSV Advisors

    Deborah Quazzo

  • Mark Cuban

    Education Futurist & Investor

    Mark Cuban

  • Walter Winshall

    Founder Collaborative Seed & Growth Partners

    Walter Winshall

  • Andy Rosen

    Chairman & CEO Kaplan, Inc., Author Change.edu

    Andy Rosen, Kaplan Ventures