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Aaron McCullough

President, Alternative Credential Segment

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” - Alan Kay

Aaron McCullough is President of 2U’s Alternative Credential Segment, responsible for all aspects of alternative credential products including boot camps, executive education, professional certificates, and open course programs. With a results-driven approach to leadership and a passion for leveraging technology to enhance learning opportunities for all, McCullough is helping 2U reshape the future of education.

A seasoned executive with over 15 years of experience in product management, McCullough most recently served as Coursera’s vice president and general manager of the consumer segment, creating and leading the company’s comprehensive consumer vision, strategy, experience, and platform optimization. Before joining Coursera, he headed global product management at Uber Transit, where he successfully scaled the product management team, led the strategic acquisition and integration of Routematch, and oversaw the launch of new products. McCullough’s career also spans leadership roles at Google, Walmart, Fanatics, and One Kings Lane, where he leveraged his expertise in data and technology to expand operations and elevate the customer experience.

McCullough is an avid learner who enjoys exploring the great unknown. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Financial Analysis & Valuation from the University of Southern California.