Christopher J. Paucek

Co-Founder at 2U, Inc.

Christopher J. Paucek

Christopher J. Paucek

Co-Founder at 2U, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Smarterville Productions LLC
2U, Inc.
Cerebellum Corp.

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472

Number of Boards

2

Birthday

1972

Age

47

Number of Awards

1

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Chief Operating Officer at 2U, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Redpoint Ventures

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Partner, Investment Team at Bessemer Venture Partners

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Co-Founder at Highland Capital Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at City Light Capital LLC

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Founder at Triumph Higher Education Group LLC

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Ellevest, Inc.

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Director at University of Michigan - Center for Social Solutions

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Provost Emeritus at Washington University in St. Louis

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Managing Partner at General Catalyst Partners LLC

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Christopher J. Paucek
Co-Founder at 2U, Inc.
Education
MBA
Class of 2017

Established in 1919 as the Department of Commerce of UNC Chapel Hill's College of Arts, the School was renamed the Kenan-Flagler Business School in 1991 to honor two prominent American business families and benefactors of the School: philanthropist Mary Lily Kenan Flagler and her husband, Henry Morrison Flagler. The renaming was in recognition of a generous gift from Frank Hawkins Kenan, another Kenan family member and benefactor of the School's Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

Bachelor's Degree in Politcal Communication
Class of 1992

The George Washington University actively engages Washington, D.C., and the world. Their location in the heart of Washington places them at the core of U.S. government, policy and law. They sit where the worlds of science, technology, media and the arts converge. Their students and faculty have the unparalleled opportunity to study and work alongside leaders and practitioners in every discipline, to take part in the interchanges that shape our community and the world. The George Washington University was created in 1821 through an Act of Congress, fulfilling George Washington’s vision of an institution in the nation’s capital dedicated to educating and preparing future leaders. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. They have more than 20,000 students—from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries—studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy. GW comprises three campuses—Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon in Washington, D.C., and the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va.—as well as several graduate education centers in the metropolitan area and Hampton Roads, Va.

Career History
Co-Founder
2008 - Current

2U, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver education to qualified students. It operates through the Graduate Program and Short Course segments. The Graduate Program segment target students seeking a full graduate degree of the same quality receives on-campus. The Short Course segment caters to working professionals looking for career advancement through skills attainment. It offers 2UOS, which consists of an ecosystem of technology, people, and data. The company was founded by Christopher J. Paucek in April 2008 and is headquartered in Lanham, MD.

Voxy Advisor
Current

Voxy, Inc. operates an educational platform which provides language learning solutions. It turns the media that users consume, the conversations that they have and the activities in which they engage into highly effective, contextual language lessons that are available anytime, anywhere. The company was founded by Gregg Carey and Paul Gollash in February 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chief Executive Officer
2007 - 2008

At Smarterville, they believe that every child loves to learn, so they focus on nurturing that thirst for knowledge with products that are fun, effective, and easy to use.They respond to a child's natural curiosity and support families and teachers as they help children improve reading, math, and study skills. They celebrate every success so learning becomes a positive cycle that kids will love to repeat again and again.They meet all children at their level, engage their imaginations, and help them climb to the next level step by step. Every achievement ends in a celebration of success, an elevation of confidence, and an increase in self-esteem.As children master reading and math skills, they also lay the foundation for a lifetime of learning.It's their goal to make a difference in children's lives by making learning fun and easy. That's why they have brought together a dedicated team of parents, leading educators, interactive designers, writers, and artists. By collaboration, research, and testing, they continually develop innovative products and systems that teach children not only to learn but also to love learning.Smarterville is backed by Sterling Partners, a leading private equity firm with over 25 years of experience partnering with companies to build market-leading businesses and generate superior returns. With approximately $4 billion of assets under management, Sterling invests growth capital in industries with positive, long-term trends and provides ongoing support to management through a dedicated team of industry veterans, operators, strategy experts and human capital professionals. Sterling Partners is a leader in education, healthcare and business services and is co-headquartered in Chicago and Baltimore.

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2U, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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2U, Inc. issued Common Stock

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2U, Inc. issued Common Stock

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2U, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver education to qualified students. It operates through the Graduate Program and Short Course segments. The Graduate Program segment target students seeking a full graduate degree of the same quality receives on-campus. The Short Course segment caters to working professionals looking for career advancement through skills attainment. It offers 2UOS, which consists of an ecosystem of technology, people, and data. The company was founded by Christopher J. Paucek in April 2008 and is headquartered in Lanham, MD.

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Awards & Honors
2015
Washingtonian Magazine - Tech Titans, Entrepreneurs
Other Affiliations

Christopher J. Paucek is affiliated with 2U, Inc., Voxy, Inc., Smarterville Productions LLC, Educate, Inc., Cerebellum Corp.

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