Dr. Shaun McAlmont is President and Chief Executive Officer at NINJIO, LLC a cyber security awareness training company that delivers enterprise level training to corporations. NINJIO delivers monthly five-minute animated episodes based on the latest cyber-attack methods. Dr. McAlmont’s background as a leader in the field of education, technology, and training is highlighted by direct to consumer and enterprise training experience and positions him to enhance NINJIO’s unique and successful cyber security awareness training approach while accelerating the growth of the business.
Prior to NINJIO, he served as the President of Career Learning at Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a provider of online consumer and corporate talent development programs from 2018 to 2021. His efforts included the introduction and rapid growth of online career-oriented training, project-based content, industry and adult technical training, and enterprise training products. Prior to joining Stride, he worked as President and CEO of Neumont College of Computer Science, focusing on expanding Neumont’s degree offerings to include software engineering bootcamps and online learning. He also previously served as CEO of Lincoln Educational Services (NASDAQ: LINC), parent company of the Lincoln Tech institutes. McAlmont was a pioneer in the emergence of online education, launching an online institution while at Alta Colleges in 2001, in partnership with the eCollege learning management platform. His corporate training and consumer skill development experience is balanced by early career roles in traditional education operations at Brigham Young and Stanford Universities.
Dr. McAlmont holds a Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University, a Master of Arts in education from the University of San Francisco and a Doctorate in education from the University of Pennsylvania. At the University of Pennsylvania, he graduated with a rare dual distinction for both his dissertation and for the oral defense of his research. In addition to his academic and career achievements, Dr. McAlmont is a former NCAA and international athlete. Dr. McAlmont currently serves as a member of the BorgWarner (NYSE: BWA) board of directors, the BYU Marriott School of Management National Advisory Council, and a trustee for the Neumont College of Computer Science board.