By Jeff Maggioncalda, CEO Coursera
The pandemic, automation, and globalization have redefined the way forward for schooling and work. These forces have positioned a fair higher emphasis on the necessity for expertise to handle the unprecedented measurement and ever-evolving nature of the worldwide abilities hole.
At Coursera, the information, expertise, and ongoing product innovation that powers our unified platform has enabled us to develop and help over 100 million learners, 250 college and business companions, and seven,000 establishments.
Because the world continues to bear fast transformation and handle new challenges, I’m excited to announce that, after an intensive exterior search, we’ve got promoted Mustafa Furniturewala to Head of Engineering and he might be becoming a member of Coursera’s administration group. For the final seven years, Richard Wong has made a exceptional impression at Coursera as our SVP of Engineering. Richard has made the admirable resolution to shift gears in order that he can spend extra time together with his household, however I’m grateful that he’ll proceed to contribute to Coursera in an advisory function, specializing in our long-term technique. I wish to thank Richard for creating the muse that we’ll proceed to construct upon.
A lifelong learner himself, Mustafa joined Coursera in 2014 as a Software program Engineer. Over the previous eight years, he has led quite a few efforts to advance our platform with options, companies and experiences that meet the evolving wants of our world neighborhood. As a trusted chief and a talented engineer, he has demonstrated a deep understanding of our enterprise, merchandise, and expertise. I’m assured he’s the proper chief to assist us scale our infrastructure and place Coursera for the longer term.
We’re extremely happy with Mustafa, a group member who’s been so essential to Coursera’s progress, as he steps into this well-deserved function. I’m trying ahead to working alongside him to proceed to ship an modern platform and product expertise that permits our learners to rework their lives by studying.