THE MINDS BEHIND OUR COURSES

Our Team

We are a passionate and fiercely intelligent team of change-makers with world-class backgrounds in cognitive science, teaching, academia, strategy and tech. We are united by our shared mission – to transform education.

We exist so that anyone who wants to learn anything, can.  So that humanity can learn more, faster, and smarter.  Where you learn successfully, effortlessly, every time, and the only thing you have to think about is what subjects you want to spend your time learning.

Leadership

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Guy Riese

CEO & Founder
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Kristopher Boulton

Director of Education & Product
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Isia Storey

Head of Customer Experience
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Zahir Koradia

Head of Engineering
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Chad Wolpert

Head of Operations
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Christopher Pavlou

Head of Marketing
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Tom Stevenson

Head of Business Development & Schools
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Learning Executives

Our Learning Executives design and script Up Learn video lessons. They apply cognitive science and instructional theory to create the most effective learning experience in the world, and bring decades of experience in education.

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Sophie Bennett

Learning Executive
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Sky Kang

Learning Executive
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Georgia Lotter

Learning Executive
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Tom Lenton

Learning Executive
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Rebecca Tate

Learning Executive
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John Ashton

Learning Executive
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Eloise Raven

Learning Executive
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Sam Hall

Learning Executive
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Samantha Beer

Learning Executive
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Content Developers

Our Content Developers bring Up Learn lessons to life. They take academic concepts and, working alongside Learning Executives, animate them in a clear and engaging way. The result? Detailed and dynamic video lessons that our students love! 

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Laura Carpenter

Content Developer
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Ryan McMeekin

Content Developer
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Daisy Watson

Content Developer
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Linnart Gulbis

Content Developer
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Kunval Qureshi

Content Developer
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Amber Reeves Piggott

Content Developer
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Giovanna Bilbio

Content Developer
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Aleksandra Grzelak

Content Developer
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Read about the research-backed cognitive science we apply to our courses to deliver optimal learning outcomes