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Chief Technology Officer
"Everyone needs to be valued. Everyone has the potential to give something back." - Diana, Princess of Wales
Virginia Fletcher is 2U’s Chief Technology Officer. She leads all technology functions, focusing on a one-platform strategy to foster product growth and innovation in pursuit of greater access and equity for lifelong learning. A seasoned technology executive with three decades of experience driving innovation, growth, and transformation across diverse industries, Virginia was previously Chief Product Officer at Stride, Inc., where she successfully transformed the company into a product-oriented edtech leader, balancing B2B and B2C engagement along with digital product strategies for delivery of accessible K12 educational opportunities.
With expertise in technology leadership, product management, artificial intelligence (AI), and technology-enabled business transformation, Virginia has consistently demonstrated excellence in roles across a number of industries and companies including Optum Bank, OpenText, First Data Corporation, Global Exchange Services, and GE.
Virginia also serves as an Advisory Board Member for Neurun, an outdoor performance sports technology startup. Virginia's expertise in product strategy and digital platform development supports Neurun’s mission to enhance the outdoor sports experience through cutting-edge AI and visualization technologies.
Virginia holds a BSEE in Electrical Engineering from Bucknell University and a Master’s in Computer Science from Hood College.