Jeff Buening is a technology executive with deep industry experience across Media and Education. As the COO of Outlier.org, Jeff leads the company in its mission of building a more accessible, equitable, and affordable future for high school dual enrollment and higher education. Prior to Outlier.org, Jeff was a founding executive at Brightwheel, where he joined pre-product launch and grew the company to thousands of preschool and childcare customers across the globe. He also spent several years at Chegg (pre and post-IPO), leading strategic partnerships and acquisitions and launching a new business unit in career services. Jeff spent his early career at NBC Universal and was a pre-launch member of the Hulu JV. Jeff holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and received his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He currently resides in California with his wife, two sons, and daughter.