October 31 2019

edX Promotes Adam Medros to President and Co-CEO, joining Founder and CEO Anant Agarwal to lead company

Founder and CEO, Agarwal, announces that Medros, formerly edX President and COO, will join him as President and co-CEO of edX, the trusted platform for learning

Cambridge, MA - edX.org, the trusted platform for learning, today announced that Adam Medros, formerly President and COO, is promoted to President and co-CEO, joining edX Founder and CEO, Anant Agarwal.

Medros, who joined edX in October 2017, will partner with Agarwal to drive the company’s continued growth and innovation, in service of its non-profit mission to increase access to high-quality education for everyone, everywhere. “Adam’s dedication to the edX mission and his partnership have been invaluable to me in my role as Founder and CEO of edX and I look forward to further deepening our collaboration. I am excited to continue driving edX’s mission forward, expanding global access to education and continuing to build partnerships with universities, corporations and institutions around the world,” said Agarwal. “Together, our work will continue to shape the future of edX, furthering our mission and realizing our vision through new products, partnerships and innovations.” “When I joined edX in 2017, I was energized by the organization’s mission, evolution, and explosive growth and I remain equally as energized today. In my new role, I am excited to work with Anant to continue driving evolution and growth at edX as we transform the delivery of education,” said Medros. “I look forward to working with the team to lead innovation around the edX platform and product offerings, driving us closer to our vision of modular education for everyone, everywhere.”

Agarwal and Medros will continue to work with the edX partner network, made up of the majority of top-ranked universities in the world and industry-leading companies, to deliver stackable learning experiences that help learners and employers alike address the future of work. This announcement comes on the heels of an expansion of the edX leadership team, including the naming of Chief Commercial and Chief Marketing Officers.

edX continues to expand its global learner base to nearly 25 million learners and offer new, innovative programs and credentials designed to transform traditional education, removing the barriers of cost, location and access.

About edX

edX is the trusted platform for education and learning. Founded by Harvard and MIT, edX is home to more than 30 million learners, the majority of top-ranked universities in the world and industry-leading companies. As a global nonprofit, edX is transforming traditional education, removing the barriers of cost, location and access. Fulfilling the demand for people to learn on their own terms, edX is reimagining the possibilities of education, providing the highest-quality, stackable learning experiences including the groundbreaking MicroMasters® programs. Supporting learners at every stage, whether entering the job market, changing fields, seeking a promotion or exploring new interests, edX delivers courses for curious minds on topics ranging from data and computer science to leadership and communications. edX is where you go to learn.


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