Names Rich Hornstein New Chief Financial Officer

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Rich Hornstein to guide through period of accelerated growth continues to accelerate its momentum and further their mission to make education accessible. Building on this trajectory, has appointed Rich Hornstein as the company’s Chief Financial Officer and General Counsel.

Hornstein brings more than 25 years of experience in finance and legal for both public and private tech companies. Most recently, Hornstein was a managing director at Elevate LLC, a consulting firm specializing in accounting services, where he helped clients in the high tech and financial services industries. Hornstein was also the CFO and general counsel at Quotient Technology, Inc., where he oversaw the company’s financial, accounting, and legal functions. He also brings valuable experience in transitioning startup companies to an IPO as well as successfully scaling companies during periods of rapid revenue growth.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Rich as a key member on the leadership team,” said Adrian Ridner, CEO and Co-founder of “We’ve experienced tremendous growth and are uniquely positioned to transform the world of education. Rich is a knowledgeable and strategic leader with a proven track record building exceptional companies worldwide. I’m excited about the next stage of our journey with Rich onboard.”

In this role, Hornstein will be responsible for all of’s financial planning and management, legal and, strategic operations.

“I’m excited to join as it continues to grow its revenue and extensive user base,” said Hornstein. “I look forward to helping take the company to the next level and being part of a truly exceptional mission that brings education to millions of learners across the globe.”

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,’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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