"2U is a purpose-driven company that speaks to my personal and professional passion for technology, innovation, and education," Peters said. "I am excited about joining the board of a company that is delivering life-changing student outcomes while transforming the future of higher education globally."
"Greg has already left an indelible impact on Netflix and, more importantly, on how the world now experiences and consumes content," 2U Co-Founder and CEO Christopher "Chip" Paucek said. "As we enter a new phase of global growth and scale, having Greg's technology and product expertise, as well as his leadership and international experience, on our board will be strategically invaluable to 2U."
Peters joins the 2U Board on the heels of the company's recent announcement of an exclusive, global partnership with
Prior to joining Netflix, Peters was senior vice president of consumer electronics products for
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