Josh Jarrett is an experienced innovator and entrepreneur at the intersection of higher education and employment. He has built products, programs and relationships that have helped hundreds of thousands of people successfully earn degrees and secure meaningful work.
Josh serves as the Executive Chair of the SkillUp Coalition and as Senior Vice President, Strategy for Wiley. In both these roles, he works to unlock human potential by connecting education and careers. Previously, Josh served as Strategic Advisor at RMIT University and co-founded two companies in the education-to-employment space: InStride, a network of universities and corporations providing career-boosting degrees and credentials to employees, and Koru, an industry-leading predictive hiring solution enabling Fortune500 clients like Citigroup, Oracle and Barclays to diversify their campus hiring.
Josh was also a co-founder of the higher education program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation where he led the innovation portfolio of investments, including learning analytics, interactive courseware, online/blended learning and competency-based learning. Earlier in his career, Josh served as a consultant at McKinsey & Company and business planning consultant for the National Park Service.
Josh serves on the board of the NROC Project and on the Alumni Advisory Board of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, and he holds a graduate degree in business from the Harvard Business School.