Will EthridgeFormer CEO, Pearson North America, Senior Executive Advisor, Pearson plc

    An experienced education, media, and financial executive who invests, serves on boards, and provides consulting services in the education sector.

    From 1999 to 2013, Mr. Ethridge helped lead the transformation of Pearson from a mid-sized player in educational publishing to the world’s leading education services company. At Pearson he held a variety of executive positions, most recently as Chief Executive of Pearson North America from March 2008 to December 2013, where he oversaw the company’s operations in K-12, higher education, professional publishing, educational technology, and academic and professional assessment and testing. During this same time period, he served on Pearson’s board of directors.  Since January 2014, he has been providing services to Pearson as a senior executive advisor.