Michael Hansen

Michael Hansen

Chief Executive Officer

Cengage Group

Michael E. Hansen is Chief Executive Officer of Cengage Group and leads the strategy performance and ongoing evolution of the global business. Under his leadership Cengage Group has transformed from a traditional print publisher into a global education technology company that advances the way students learn through quality digital experiences. Michael launched the textbook industry’s first-ever all-access digital subscription service Cengage Unlimited to make education more affordable. More than 70% of the company's adjusted cash revenues come from digital (compared to fewer than 50% prior to his tenure). Under his leadership Cengage Group has become an industry leader—united by a transparent culture and shared belief that through the power and joy of learning students can enrich their lives and achieve their dreams.Michael was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business in 2020 and was recognized by Glassdoor as a Top CEO in 2018 and 2019.Michael has deep experience leading organizations through business transformations. A thought leader in the information services sector Michael has a track record in developing successful business models and high-performing executive teams. Prior to Cengage Group Michael served in the CEO position in a variety of large media and information services companies. Michael holds a Master of Law degree from the University of Bonn in Germany and an MBA from Columbia University in New York. He lives in New York

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