"We are so excited to add David to the 2U senior leadership team. He is a skilled communicator, creative thinker and proven leader with more than two decades of experience at the intersection of business, government and civil society," said Paucek. "As we continue to grow and extend our brand globally, David will help shape and drive the 2U narrative and deepen our engagement with the media and thought leaders in education and technology, as well as key stakeholders, including current and prospective employees, our university partners and their students, and investors."
"Education has played a transformational role in my life and is a personal passion so I am thrilled to join 2U -- a dynamic, fast-growing, and purpose-driven company," said Sutphen. "The opportunity to become part of this strong team and work alongside Chip, an inspirational and respected leader, while advancing 2U's important mission makes this an ideal fit for me. I look forward to bringing my mix of skills and experience, as well as my passion for education, to the company as we continue transforming higher education and people's lives in positive and empowering ways."
Sutphen joins 2U from
Earlier in his career, Sutphen served as judiciary committee general counsel to the late Senator
Outside of work, Sutphen is actively involved in numerous education, nonprofit and philanthropic endeavors. He currently serves as board chair of GetSchooled (getschooled.com), a Viacom and
Sutphen is an honors graduate of
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