Leadership

Our visionary leadership team is committed to reinventing the education
of today's workforce.

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Vivek Sharma

Vivek Sharma builds and grows businesses through technology and has two decades of experience spanning CEO & Founder, Fortune 50 General Manager, digital product leader, management consultant, board member and advisor, university professor and innovation blogger.

Chief Learner Officer & Co-Founder

Jonathan Lau

Jonathan Lau brings years of experience at leading technology, education, consulting and investment firms, along with a passion for building purposeful and sustainable organizations.

Chief Customer Officer

Sean Flynn

Sean Flynn is an accomplished sales leader with more than 15 years of experience at venture-backed startups, global technology companies and in public service.

Chief Academic Officer

Anne Keehn

Anne Keehn is recognized as a visionary thought leader and accomplished executive in growing and scaling initiatives, programs and companies in higher education, K-12, corporate learning and philanthropy.

Chief Financial Officer

Ryan Johnson

Ryan Johnson is an experienced finance and operations leader with more than 15 years of experience and a track record of helping technology companies establish the infrastructure and processes required to scale and accelerate growth.

General Counsel

Betsy Tucci

Betsy Tucci is a seasoned legal counsel with a passion for digital innovation and complex transacting. She oversees all legal affairs for InStride.

Chief Technology Officer

Tarun Malhotra

Tarun Malhotra leads the end-to-end strategy and execution of the technology, applications, infrastructure and operations that power InStride’s offerings.

Senior Vice President, Brand Communications

John James Nicoletti

John James Nicoletti has a 30-plus year background in communications, public affairs and issues management with extensive experience in sports and entertainment, local government and entrepreneurial start-ups.

VP of Talent & Chief of Staff

Brian MacDougall

Brian MacDougall has over a decade of experience building and leading high-performing teams, driving organizational performance and delivering on business and financial goals for technology, media and entertainment organizations.

Executive Director of Global Partnerships

Josh Jarrett

Josh Jarrett is an experienced innovator and executer at the intersection of higher education and employment. He has built products, programs and relationships that have helped hundreds of thousands of people successfully earn degrees and secure meaningful work.

Board of Directors

Chair

SVP & General Counsel, ASU

Managing Partner, TPG Growth

Consumer Investor, TPG Growth

Partner, TPG Rise Fund

CEO, ASU Enterprise Partners

CEO & Founder, InStride

Our Investors

The world’s largest global fund committed to positive social and environmental impact
#1 ranked University for Higher Education Innovation in America