Katie Kurtz is Managing Director and Global Head of Learning at YouTube. Katie joined YouTube in 2019 after serving as Chief Product Officer at Noodle Partners, an online program manager designing and building fully online degree programs for universities. Previously she was Senior Vice President and National Sales Manager for Higher Education at Cengage Learning. Prior to that Katie was Vice President of Business Development at start-up Knewton, where she led the adaptive learning platform's partnership strategy for three years. Before joining Knewton, Katie was at The Princeton Review for over ten years in various Business Development, Sales, and Marketing roles.