Founder and CEO
John Katzman is the founder and CEO of Noodle, which helps dozens of top US universities build and manage online and hybrid programs. Prior to Noodle, he founded and ran two large public education organizations. He was CEO and Chairman of 2U, which creates high-quality online degree programs. Prior to that, Katzman was CEO and Chairman of The Princeton Review, which helps students applying to US colleges and universities find, get into, and pay for school. Katzman has served on the Boards of Directors for several for- and non-profits, including Carnegie Learning, Renaissance Learning, the National Association of Independent Schools, the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, and the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools. He has helped launch several other education technology companies, invested in many others, and authored or co-authored five books and many articles. Katzman is married to Alicia Ernst; they have a son (25) and daughter (23). His personal interests include ice hockey, running, skiing, and architecture.