Anant Agarwal

Anant Agarwal

Chief Platform Officer

https://2u.com/about/leadership/anant-agarwal/

Anant Agarwal is 2U’s chief platform officer, guiding and furthering thecompany’s vision to increase access to high-quality education foreveryone, everywhere. As founder and CEO of edX, Agarwal brings hisexpertise in building powerful online learning platforms to align productand technology at 2U as the company creates the world’s mostcomprehensive free-to-degree online learning marketplace.As the first educator to teach an edX course on circuits and electronicsfrom MIT, Agarwal drew 155,000 students from 162 countries. Heremains a professor of electrical engineering and computer science atMIT today. Previously, he served as the director of CSAIL, MIT'sComputer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.