Board of Directors for 20 Best Funded Private US Edtech Companies

Jul 26, 2017

EdSurge went looking for the privately-held, independent edtech companies that have raised the most venture funding over the past dozen years and asked: Who's on your board? Here's what we found.

Company Funding Raised Board Members
EverFi
$250M Tom Davidson (CEO)
Jon Chapman
Steve Ellis
Brian Dunlap
Nehal Raj
HotChalk $230M Larry Lenhart (CEO)
Daniel Fields
Jay Fulcher
Jaroslaw Gabor
Kay Krafft
David Oppenheimer
Bryan Stolle
Coursera $210M Jeff Maggioncalda (CEO)
Andrew Ng
Dan Avida
Daphne Koller
John Doerr
Scott Sandell
General Assembly $191M* Jake Schwartz (CEO)
Adam Pritzker
Richard Barth
Jason Stoffer
Todd Chaffee
David Bradley
Steven Newhouse  
Age of Learning $180M Doug Dohring (CEO)
Sky Dayton
Will Griffith
Udemy $173M Kevin Johnson (CEO)
Eren Bali
Sergio Monsalve
Ken Fox
Larry Illg
Jeff Lieberman
Brad Twohig
AltSchool $173M Max Ventilla (CEO)
Josh Kopelman
Brian Singerman
Echo360 $169M Fred Singer (CEO)
John T. Casteen
Wayne Wesiman
Donn Davis
Evan Morgan
Janet Hill
Rohit Seth
Desire2Learn $165M John Baker (CEO)
Jon Sakoda
John Ruffolo
Ian Giffen
Gary Kovacs
Brandon Nussey
Udacity $163M Vish Makhijani (CEO)
Mark Kvamme
Peter Levine
George Zachary
Kay Krafft
Sebastian Thrun
Hero K12 $150M Mark MacDonald (CEO)
Justin Harrison
Alan Mendelson
Knewton $157M Brian Kibby (CEO)
Kevin Comolli
Rob Stavis
Amish Jani
Hiro Tamura
Jose Ferreira
Andrew Rosen 
Open English $120M Andres Moreno (CEO)
John McIntire
Jon Karlen
Juan Salaverria
Nicolás Szekazy
Jeff Lieberman
Grammarly $110M Brad Hoover (CEO)
Max Lytvyn
Alex Shevchenko
Ayan Mandal
Hemant Taneja 
Duolingo $108M Luis von Ahn (CEO)
Severin Hacker
Brad Burnham
Andrew Moore
Bing Gordon
Laela Sturdy 
Civitas Learning $70M Charles Thornburgh (CEO)
Mark Milliron
Adam Dell
Santi Subotovsky
Rick Segal
Ian Chiu
The Minerva Project $70M Ben Nelson (CEO)
Kevin Harvey
Gwynne Shotwell
Philip Lader
Bangxin Zhang
Parchment $69M Matthew Pittinsky (CEO)
Jeff Sine
Vince Menichelli
Roger Novak
Josh Lewis
John Reese
Ethan Beard 
Galvanize $63M Jim Deters (CEO)
Denise O'Leary
Paul Mariani
Daniel Pianko
Leah Busque
littleBits $62M Ayah Bdeir (CEO)
Jon Callaghan
Brad Feld
Joichi Ito
Barry Schuler 
CreativeLive $60M Chase Jarvis (CEO)
Deborah Quazzo
James Slavet
Ted Maidenberg
Tony Askew
Mika Salmi
Jon Cunningham 

Source: EdSurge

*Gathered from public sources but not confirmed by company representatives. 

**Companies Lumosity ($71M) and Hero K12 ($150M) made this funding list but did not share data on board members. 

This chart was updated on August 2, 2017 to reflect more recent data.

Board of Directors for 20 Best Funded Private US Edtech Companies

Jul 26, 2017

EdSurge went looking for the privately-held, independent edtech companies that have raised the most venture funding over the past dozen years and asked: Who's on your board? Here's what we found.

Company Funding Raised Board Members
EverFi
$250M Tom Davidson (CEO)
Jon Chapman
Steve Ellis
Brian Dunlap
Nehal Raj
HotChalk $230M Larry Lenhart (CEO)
Daniel Fields
Jay Fulcher
Jaroslaw Gabor
Kay Krafft
David Oppenheimer
Bryan Stolle
Coursera $210M Jeff Maggioncalda (CEO)
Andrew Ng
Dan Avida
Daphne Koller
John Doerr
Scott Sandell
General Assembly $191M* Jake Schwartz (CEO)
Adam Pritzker
Richard Barth
Jason Stoffer
Todd Chaffee
David Bradley
Steven Newhouse  
Age of Learning $180M Doug Dohring (CEO)
Sky Dayton
Will Griffith
Udemy $173M Kevin Johnson (CEO)
Eren Bali
Sergio Monsalve
Ken Fox
Larry Illg
Jeff Lieberman
Brad Twohig
AltSchool $173M Max Ventilla (CEO)
Josh Kopelman
Brian Singerman
Echo360 $169M Fred Singer (CEO)
John T. Casteen
Wayne Wesiman
Donn Davis
Evan Morgan
Janet Hill
Rohit Seth
Desire2Learn $165M John Baker (CEO)
Jon Sakoda
John Ruffolo
Ian Giffen
Gary Kovacs
Brandon Nussey
Udacity $163M Vish Makhijani (CEO)
Mark Kvamme
Peter Levine
George Zachary
Kay Krafft
Sebastian Thrun
Hero K12 $150M Mark MacDonald (CEO)
Justin Harrison
Alan Mendelson
Knewton $157M Brian Kibby (CEO)
Kevin Comolli
Rob Stavis
Amish Jani
Hiro Tamura
Jose Ferreira
Andrew Rosen 
Open English $120M Andres Moreno (CEO)
John McIntire
Jon Karlen
Juan Salaverria
Nicolás Szekazy
Jeff Lieberman
Grammarly $110M Brad Hoover (CEO)
Max Lytvyn
Alex Shevchenko
Ayan Mandal
Hemant Taneja 
Duolingo $108M Luis von Ahn (CEO)
Severin Hacker
Brad Burnham
Andrew Moore
Bing Gordon
Laela Sturdy 
Civitas Learning $70M Charles Thornburgh (CEO)
Mark Milliron
Adam Dell
Santi Subotovsky
Rick Segal
Ian Chiu
The Minerva Project $70M Ben Nelson (CEO)
Kevin Harvey
Gwynne Shotwell
Philip Lader
Bangxin Zhang
Parchment $69M Matthew Pittinsky (CEO)
Jeff Sine
Vince Menichelli
Roger Novak
Josh Lewis
John Reese
Ethan Beard 
Galvanize $63M Jim Deters (CEO)
Denise O'Leary
Paul Mariani
Daniel Pianko
Leah Busque
littleBits $62M Ayah Bdeir (CEO)
Jon Callaghan
Brad Feld
Joichi Ito
Barry Schuler 
CreativeLive $60M Chase Jarvis (CEO)
Deborah Quazzo
James Slavet
Ted Maidenberg
Tony Askew
Mika Salmi
Jon Cunningham 

Source: EdSurge

*Gathered from public sources but not confirmed by company representatives. 

**Companies Lumosity ($71M) and Hero K12 ($150M) made this funding list but did not share data on board members. 

This chart was updated on August 2, 2017 to reflect more recent data.

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