NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - July 28, 2016) - Trilogy Education, the education platform that powers skills-based technology programs for colleges and universities, announces today the addition of Robert Cohen to the Trilogy Advisory Board. Mr. Cohen is a veteran of the education industry, and will be advising Trilogy on strategic growth initiatives as the company enters its next stage. Trilogy partners with top tier post-secondary education institutions throughout the country.
Mr. Cohen, an expert on scaling disruptive education companies, has previously worked for notable organizations including 2U, which helps universities create the world's best online degree programs, and at The Princeton Review, a leading test prep company. At 2U, Mr. Cohen was the Founding Chief Financial Officer, and later served as the Chief Operating Officer and President. In these capacities, Mr. Cohen worked closely with the CEO to grow the company from inception to scale, and remains a company advisor. Mr. Cohen began his career at The Princeton Review as the founder of the organization's largest franchise network in New Jersey. After selling the franchise in 2001, he was tapped by the company to work in a number of executive roles, including Executive Vice President and General Manager of the K12 Division, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, and Chief Financial Officer of the K12 Test Prep Divisions.
"Rob is exceptional at providing operational advice and leadership to help great companies maximize their impact on students and academic institutions," said Trilogy Founder and CEO, Dan Sommer. "This is exactly the right time for Trilogy to benefit from Rob's expertise. His eye for opportunity and proven record of success make him the ideal advisor to have at the table as we continue growth nationwide."
Upon joining the Trilogy Education Service Advisory Board, Cohen stated, "I have always been passionate about teaching, learning and the power that education has to change lives. Trilogy helps universities, students and employers achieve the mutual goal of preparing job-ready technologists for high growth careers, and I believe this collaborative model is the one that will truly move the needle in helping learners succeed in the digital economy. Dan and the Trilogy leadership team are proven entrepreneurs with the right mix of education experience, and track record in building companies for scale."
About Trilogy Education: Trilogy is an education platform that powers skills-based technology programs for colleges and universities. Trilogy empowers universities to unlock each student's career potential through skills-based programs that are university-run, student-tested, and employer approved.