Chuck Cohn

Chairman, Founder & CEO


Chuck Cohn is the Founder & CEO of Nerdy (Varsity Tutors). Nerdy is a leading direct-to-consumer platform for live online learning. The company offers a comprehensive online learning destination that enables the delivery of scaled, high-quality, live instruction for Learners of all ages across more than 3,000+ subjects. Through its flagship business, Varsity Tutors, the company delivered over 4.7 million hours of live learning in 2020 across multiple learning formats including one-on-one instruction, small group classes, large format group classes, and adaptive self-study. Since the start of the pandemic, Nerdy has helped over 500,000 students access free online classes. Chuck has a BSBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from Washington University in St. Louis and lives in St. Louis, MO with his wife and children. He serves on the board of the The Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Washington University and on the leadership council of the Danforth Plant Science Center.