Keith has the deep industry experience, the passion for our education technology, and the leadership ability to get us there. – Kim Jones, Curriki Co-Founder and former Curriki CEO
We are pleased to announce that Keith Kostrzewski has been named Curriki’s new CEO. Kostrzewski succeeds Kim Jones, Curriki Co-founder, who will retain her role as Chairman of the Board. Kostrzewski will assume day-to-day leadership of the company and will also join Curriki’s Board of Directors. Jones said, “After a thorough and thoughtful search, the Board of Directors unanimously agreed on Keith as the type of proven leader that can drive our continuous evolution as the trusted, innovative education organization that educators around the world rely on to deliver the critical content, tools and services that they need to meet their goals.”
A Proven Advocate for Education
Keith Kostrzewski has nearly 20 years’ experience in the Education Technology space, with a wide portfolio of some of the leading firms in the industry. Most recently, Keith was the Head of Sales for LEGO Education North America. Prior to LEGO, he spent time in leadership positions with Discovery Education, as well as consulting with several early-stage EdTech firms, focusing on business analysis, go-to-market and customer engagement, and revenue operations. Keith also spent three years with Pearson as Regional General Manager, and eight years with SchoolNet prior to its acquisition by Pearson in 2011.
Scott McNealy, Sun Microsystems co-founder and Curriki co-founder and board member shared, “Keith is an ideal fit as our CEO, as his career reflects a lifelong passion for and commitment to education technology. Keith’s business acumen is only part of the equation. He is driven, dynamic, and deeply committed to k-12. With Keith at the helm, we will build upon the past decade of success at Curriki and embrace the many opportunities in our future”
Looking Ahead at the Future of Curriki
“I firmly believe that the learning environments and content of the future will be much more student-oriented, with dynamic, flexible, and relevant experiences.” said Keith Kostrzewski. “The team has developed a vision and plan to develop solutions for both 21st century learners and industry stakeholders. I’m thrilled to build upon this work and bring collaborative solutions to the K-12 ecosystem of learners, teachers, funders, and partners.”
Curriki is excited about the road ahead with Kostrzewski at the helm. Together we are ready to transform global education through innovative ideas and solutions. Follow Keith Kostrzewski on Twitter at @KeithCurriki!