Names Chris Mancini New Chief Growth Officer

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Mancini to lead and expand growth and marketing efforts for is excited to announce that Chris Mancini has joined the company as Chief Growth Officer. In this newly formed role, Mancini will drive’s growth strategy as the company looks to expand and support even more learners.

Mancini brings more than 17 years of experience in online marketing, advertising and growth in education, financial services, real estate and more. Prior to joining, Mancini was Executive Vice President at DuMont Project, a marketing and advertising consultancy. Before that, he was CEO of inkd, an IAC Publishing incubator, and CEO at Reply! Inc. Mancini was also on the management team that led QuinStreet’s (QNST) successful IPO in 2010.

"We’ve seen great success and we continue to relentlessly pursue our mission of making education affordable, effective and engaging,” said Adrian Ridner, CEO & Co-founder of “Chris is a respected, data-driven leader who has consistently proven his ability to develop effective strategies and build strong, high-performing teams. He’s going to be an invaluable addition to as we enter the next chapter of our journey."

Mancini will play an integral role in’s growth and development through digital marketing, lead generation, social media marketing and more.

“ has an extremely strong foundation and is already helping learners everywhere, but I know there are many more people who can benefit from what we have to offer,” said Mancini. “I’m thrilled to be a part of and work with the passionate employees here to find new ways to reach the people who need us the most. It’s a wonderful opportunity to be a part of a company that’s already doing amazing things and still has a lot of potential to grow.”

About is an online education platform that helps learners of all ages excel academically and close skills gaps. From test prep and homework help to earning low-cost college credit and developing workplace skills,’s online courses, short animated video lessons and study tools have made learning simple for over 30 million students, teachers and working professionals. was founded in 2002 and is a privately-held company located in Mountain View, Calif. Find us online at or download the mobile app from the iOS app store or Google Play.

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