At CEO (Boardroom Media) we track over 1,000,000 startups and over 5,000,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top Chicago based CEO’ operating in the E-Learning space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Founder, CEO of Wyzant
Andrew Geant is co-founder and CEO of WyzAnt, which brings the proven impact of personalized learning to all learners via the largest tutoring marketplace and community. WyzAnt has one of 75,000 tutors available within 10 miles of 97% of the US population offering their services in-person and online. Drew co-founded WyzAnt in 2005 with his Princeton classmate, Mike Weishuhn. Today, WyzAnt has 80 employees in offices in Chicago and San Francisco. With now over 2 million tutors and students that have used the platform, the company was bootstrapped with just $10,000 and has been cash flow positive since inception.
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About Wyzant: Wyzant is an online marketplace that helps students connect with qualified in-person and online tutors in over 250 different subjects.
CEO of Codeverse
Specialties:software development, scalable web architectures, social business models, viral marketing
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About Codeverse: Codeverse is the world’s first interactive coding studio & edtech platform,, founded on the mission to teach a billion kids to code.
Founder & CEO of Jones Software Corporation
Kevin Jones is the CEO & Founder at Jones Software Corp.
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About Jones Software Corporation, TEALS: Cloud-Based, SaaS, LMS, Go-Live Virtual Class Room Platform, for Primary, Secondary, Further Education Higher Adult-Learners.
CEO & Founder of inquirED
Shanti Elangovan currently works as the CEO and Founder for inquirED. She previously worked at National Center for Teacher Residencies as the Director.
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About inquirED: inquirED is an innovative model with the mission of engaging students and empowering teachers through inquiry-based learning.
Founder & CEO of Sage Corps
Matt Meltzer is Founder & CEO at Sage Corps.
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About Sage Corps: Sage Corps is an international internship program that sends top college students to intern abroad with global startups worldwide.
Chief Executive Officer of Pat Tillman Foundation
CEO & Tillman Scholar, Pat Tillman Foundation.
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About Pat Tillman Foundation, Pat Tillman Foundation: Uniting and empowering remarkable service members, veterans and military spouses as the next generation of leaders.
President & CEO of Hoopis Performance Network
Harry currently works as president and CEO at Hoopis Performance Network.
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About Hoopis Performance Network: Hoopis Performance Network provides web-based sales training and leadership development learning solutions for financial professionals.
CEO of Mawi
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About Mawi: Mawi Learning unlocks student and educator potential through research-based online courses.
Margot McGraw Toppen
Founder & CEO of EduMotion
Margot McGraw Toppen currently works as the Founder and CEO for EduMotion. She previously worked at Urban Gateways as the Touring and Teaching Artist.
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About EduMotion: EduMotion provides schools transformative programs.