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Will Ethridge


Will Ethridge

Will is the principal of Ethridge Advisors and has had significant impact as a global leader, board member, and policy advisor in education businesses.  He currently serves on the boards of Ruffalo Noel Levitz (Chairman) and Finalsite, and is an angel investor and advisor for several early stage education companies. From 2008 through 2013, he was CEO of Pearson North America and also served on Pearson plc’s board of directors. 

Prior to this, he was CEO of Pearson’s Higher Education Division and its International Group. Previously, Will has also served as Chairman of the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and as a board member of CourseSmart (Chairman), Frontline Education, Interactive Data Corporation, Turnitin, and Study Group.

Will holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.