Yael Kaufmann

Co-founder & COO / SVP, Head of Finance & Operations

Learn In / Degreed

Yael Gilboa Kaufmann is Co-founder & COO of Learn In, and SVP, Head of Finance & Operations at Degreed. She is an investor turned operator and lifelong learner who believes that learning neither begins nor ends with a degree. Yael began her career as an investor in pri­vate equity, and was an impact investor and fintech entrepreneur prior to co-founding Learn In. Yael earned her MBA from Har­vard Busi­ness School, her BS in Math­e­mat­ics and Finance from the Col­lege of William & Mary, and her passion for education from a decade of teaching and tutoring. Learn In helps companies establish talent academies that steer all the resources needed for building an always-skilled workforce. HR, Talent and L&D leaders use Learn In to modernize access to learning budgets and world-class programs, and to simplify the delivery of custom programs and academies to employee groups. Learn In’s core features include a tuition benefits manager, a prepaid learning stipend card, a world-class program marketplace and custom program builder, and dedicated coaching. Learn In was acquired by Degreed in 2022, and has been covered in CNBC, USA Today, EdTechReview, EdSurge, Fast Company, and Techcrunch. Learn In and Degreed have been backed by leading edtech & future-of-work investors, including GSV, Firework Ventures, Owl, Album, Sapphire, Kickstart, and Village Global, among others.