Chief Business Officer
Shadee Barkan is a seasoned and veteran education technology executive and also an advisor in mission-driven startups. Shadee is the Chief Business Officer of BookClub, a fast-growing platform connecting all readers through community, dynamic content and shared learnings . Prior to BookClub, was on the founding team of Trilogy as Chief Partner & Development Officer. Trilogy was acquired by 2U, Inc. in 2019 and Shadee joined 2U as SVP of Global Partnerships. Prior to joining Trilogy, Shadee was Vice President of Strategic Accounts for Jornaya, a high-growth startup where she was responsible for the acquisition and growth of the company’s education-focused clients. Combined, Shadee brings more than 20 years of executive experience at education technology companies including Kaplan and Peterson’s.Shadee is a board member of Women of MENA in Tech. Shadee holds a B.A. in English and French Literature from Rutgers University, and lives in New Jersey with her husband and two ‘always hungry’ teenage sons. Outside of work, Shadee is happiest when traveling with her family to read, ski, sun, and explore.