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Margaret “Maggie” Ruvoldt

Chief People Officer

The price of inaction is greater than the cost of making a mistake. - Carla Harris

Margaret “Maggie” Ruvoldt is 2U, Inc.’s chief people officer and oversees global human resources, talent management, recruiting, and the growth and sustainability of 2U’s great culture. She is a member of 2U’s global executive team.

Ruvoldt joined 2U in 2010 as executive vice president of human resources to develop the company’s human resources functions. After two years, she sought out opportunities to gain experience across the broader business in a series of critical operational and partner relationship roles.

Prior to 2U, Ruvoldt spent more than 17 years in various human resource and executive leadership roles in organizations including The Princeton Review, Johnson & Johnson, and Sterling Infosystems. She also ran a successful consulting practice.

Both inside and outside of 2U, Ruvoldt has demonstrated her passion and commitment to building and maintaining an inclusive community. Before 2U launched Business Resource Networks, Ruvoldt created a program to mentor and develop future women leaders. Her leadership on issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion led to her 2020 appointment as an advisory board member on Simmons University’s Institute for Inclusive Leadership.

Ruvoldt holds a bachelor’s in Psychology from Connecticut College, a master’s in Human Resource Management from Rutgers University, and an MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Business School, which is powered by 2U.