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Our executives lead a passionate team of InStriders who are focused on changing lives through education, with the oversight of a knowledgeable board of directors and an experienced advisory board.

Vivek Sharma

Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan Lau

Chief Operating Officer

Stephen Chu

Chief Legal and People Officer

Dan Bock

Chief Commercial Officer

Michelle Westfort

Chief University Officer

Ryan Johnson

Chief Financial Officer

Jim Alessandro

Chief Marketing Officer

Tarun Malhotra

Chief Technology Officer

George S. Barrett

Former Chair & CEO, Cardinal Health, Inc.

Barbara J. Desoer

Former CEO, Citibank, N.A.

Lynne Doughtie

Former Chair & CEO, KPMG

Mark Fields

Former President & CEO, Ford Motor Company

Mark Laret

Former CEO, UCSF Health

Amy E. Miles

Former Chair & CEO, Regal Entertainment Group

Clarence Otis

Former CEO, Darden Restaurants

Chuck Rubin

Former Chair & CEO of The Michaels Companies, Inc.

Nancy Schlichting

Former CEO, Henry Ford Health System

Tom Staggs

Former COO of The Walt Disney Company

Doug Becker

Chairman of the Board | Founder, CEO and Chairman of Cintana Education

Tammie Chen

Vice President, TPG Rise Fund

Dan Dillon

Chief Executive Officer, ASU Enterprise Partners

Steve Ellis

Managing Partner, TPG Growth

Dr. Chris Howard

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Arizona State University Enterprise

Ray Mabus

Vice Chairman of the Board | Former Secretary of the US Navy, Governor, Ambassador and CEO

John Rogers

Partner, Education Sector Lead, TPG Rise Fund

Vivek Sharma

Chief Executive Officer