Dr. Andrew Ng, Chairman

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Dr. Andrew Ng co-founded Coursera in 2012, served as the company’s Co-CEO until 2014, and is currently the Co-Chair of the Coursera Board. He is the former Chief Scientist at Baidu, a Chinese language search engine, where he was responsible for driving the company's global AI strategy and infrastructure. Andrew is also an adjunct professor and tenured faculty member at Stanford University, where he also served as Director of the Stanford AI Lab. Andrew currently serves as CEO of Landing.AI, which provides AI training. Previously, he was the founding lead of the Google Brain deep learning project. Andrew holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon University, MIT, and the University of California, Berkeley.

Amanda Clark, Director

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Amanda Clark is the Chief Development Officer of Papa John’s International. Before Papa John’s, Amanda held leadership roles at Taco Bell, where she was responsible for design, consumer-facing technology, merchandising, customer marketing, new concepts, and company development. Prior, Amanda held various marketing positions at Procter and Gamble, where she worked on household brands like Olay, Pampers, and Oral-B. She is a proud alumna of Yale University, where she earned a double major in psychology and theater studies.

John Doerr, Director

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John Doerr is the General Partner of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins since 1980. He currently serves on the board of Alphabet, Doordash, Amyris, and Bloom Energy Corporation. Previously, John was a director of Amazon and Zynga. John holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Rice University as well as an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Jeff Maggioncalda, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director

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Jeff Maggioncalda joined Coursera as CEO in June 2017 and since then helped the company grow to over 77 million learners and 6,000+ institutions, with high-quality learning content from 200+ of the world’s leading universities and industry educators. He previously served for 18 years as the founding CEO at Financial Engines Inc., which provides online investment advice that helps people save and prepare for retirement. He currently serves as a director of Silicon Valley Bank. Jeff holds an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor's degree in Economics and English from Stanford University.

Dr. Ted Mitchell, Director

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Dr. Ted Mitchell currently serves as president of the American Council on Education (ACE), whose mission is to shape effective public policy and foster innovative, high-quality practice. Previously, Ted served as the U.S. undersecretary of education under President Obama, where he was responsible for all postsecondary and adult educational policy programs. Before joining the Obama administration, Ted was CEO of the NewSchools Venture Fund, a national investor in education technology. Before that, he served as President of the California State Board of Education, President of Occidental College, and held a variety of leadership roles at UCLA, including Vice Chancellor. Dr. Mitchell began his career as a professor at Dartmouth College, where he also served as Chair of the Department of Education. Ted holds a B.A. and Ph.D. in Education from Stanford University.

Scott Sandell, Director

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Scott Sandell is the Managing General Partner of NEA. Since joining the firm in 1996, Scott has held many leadership positions and served as head of the firm’s technology investing practice. Scott is currently the lead independent director of Cloudflare and a director of Bloom Energy as well as a number of private companies. Previously, he has served on the board of Fusion-io, Workday, and Spreadtrum Communications. Scott holds an MBA from Stanford and an AB in Engineering Sciences from Dartmouth College.

Sabrina Simmons, Director and Chair of the Audit Committee

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Sabrina brings more than 20 years of global leadership experience, most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gap Inc. Before joining Gap, Sabrina was Chief Financial Officer and an executive member of the board of directors of Sygen International PLC, a British genetics company, and Assistant Treasurer at Levi Strauss & Cto. Currently, Sabrina also serves on the boards of directors for Williams-Sonoma Inc., Columbia Sportswear Company, and e.l.f. Beauty Inc. Sabrina earned her bachelor’s degree at Berkeley and an MBA from UCLA.