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About Pathstream

Pathstream transforms today’s frontline workers into tomorrow’s future-ready talent.

We’re on a mission to change the future of careers.

At Pathstream, we believe that every individual should have access to the digital skills needed to succeed in the modern economy. We’re on a mission to create effective and accessible career pathways to turn today’s frontline workers into tomorrow’s future-ready talent.

We’re focused on unlocking the potential of frontline workers.

We work with the employees who are closest to your customers (and who are often also your most diverse talent pool) because we believe that this workforce is an untapped source of talent at many organizations. Our extensive work upskilling thousands of frontline workers means we understand better than anyone what hidden transferable skills these employees have and what unique support and training they need to grow at your company.

Our Leadership

Eleanor is the co-founder and CEO of Pathstream. She was previously a higher education consultant at Entangled Group for the Gates Foundation, focused on innovation in developmental education at community colleges. She began her career in finance, working in investment banking and private equity investing, before transitioning to focus on establishing and growing new ventures at incubators, Polymath Ventures and Atomic Labs. Eleanor received an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

Jihan is the VP of Business Development at Pathstream, where her responsibilities include building relationships with Fortune 500 companies to increase retention and maximize career mobility opportunities for top talent with skills-first curriculum and support. Prior to joining Pathstream, she led university partnership development at 2U, a leader in Edtech; enterprise sales at AppDirect, a B2B marketplace developer; and Latin America operations for Symantec, an enterprise security software company.  Jihan has a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Amy is the VP of Strategy at Pathstream. She previously led the online learning team at Acumen, an impact investing fund, where she launched new education programs that served over half a million students globally. Prior to that she directed an online learning lab for the Stanford University School of Medicine and managed Fulbright exchange programs for the U.S. Department of State. Amy holds an MA in Learning, Design and Technology from Stanford University and a B.A. in English from Bowdoin College.

Eleanor Cooper

CEO

Jihan Quail

VP of Business Development

Amy Ahearn

VP of Strategy

Lauren is the co-founder and VP of Learning Experience at Pathstream. Lauren brings over 11 years of experience in learning design, student experience and program management in higher education, K-12, and startups. Prior to joining Pathstream, Lauren designed the student experience and curriculum for several fast-growth learning startups. She holds an M.A in Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies from Stanford’s Graduate School of Education, and a B.A in Public Policy from the University of Michigan’s Ford School.

Johnson is the VP of Product at Pathstream. Previously, he was the Global Head of Learning at Adobe, Co-Founder and Principal of a high school, Co-Founder and Creative Director of an award winning design firm, and Director of Storytelling for Canada’s largest scholarship network. He’s consulted for several impact investing funds, as well as the UN’s Special Envoy for Education. Johnson holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, an MA in Education from the Stanford Graduate School of Education, and a B.A.&Sc. in Philosophy and Biology from McGill University.

Miriam is the VP of Engineering at Pathstream, leading the team that builds learner-focused, data-driven products. As a self-taught software engineer and career changer, Miriam understands first-hand the challenges facing adults looking to gain technical skills. She has over 10 years experience in software engineering and over 4 years in engineering leadership, working at both Fortune 500 companies and early-stage startups. She also serves as a technology leader and community organizer. She holds a B.A. from UNC Chapel Hill.

Lauren Pizer

VP of Learning Experience

Johnson Fung

VP of Product

Miriam DeAna

VP of Engineering

Kris is the VP of Partnerships at Pathstream. She has 20 years of experience managing strategic partnerships in the Higher Ed, Financial Services, and HR Tech industries. Prior to Pathstream, she was part of a small, innovative cross-functional team that successfully created, launched, and ran a cutting-edge online education experience. She also has experience in customer success, account management, project management, events coordination, customer service training creation, risk mitigation, and change management. Kris earned a B.A. in Psychology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and an Executive MBA from Walden University.

Kris Willing

VP of Partnerships

Our Leadership

Eleanor Cooper

CEO

Eleanor is the co-founder and CEO of Pathstream. She was previously a higher education consultant at Entangled Group for the Gates Foundation, focused on innovation in developmental education at community colleges. She began her career in finance, working in investment banking and private equity investing, before transitioning to focus on establishing and growing new ventures at incubators, Polymath Ventures and Atomic Labs. Eleanor received an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

Jihan Quail

VP of Business Development

Jihan is the VP of Business Development at Pathstream, where her responsibilities include building relationships with Fortune 500 companies to increase retention and maximize career mobility opportunities for top talent with skills-first curriculum and support. Prior to joining Pathstream, she led university partnership development at 2U, a leader in Edtech; enterprise sales at AppDirect, a B2B marketplace developer; and Latin America operations for Symantec, an enterprise security software company.  Jihan has a BA from Yale University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Amy Ahearn

VP of Strategy

Amy is the VP of Strategy at Pathstream. She previously led the online learning team at Acumen, an impact investing fund, where she launched new education programs that served over half a million students globally. Prior to that she directed an online learning lab for the Stanford University School of Medicine and managed Fulbright exchange programs for the U.S. Department of State. Amy holds an MA in Learning, Design and Technology from Stanford University and a B.A. in English from Bowdoin College.

Lauren Pizer

VP of Learning Experience

Lauren is the co-founder and VP of Learning Experience at Pathstream. Lauren brings over 11 years of experience in learning design, student experience and program management in higher education, K-12, and startups. Prior to joining Pathstream, Lauren designed the student experience and curriculum for several fast-growth learning startups. She holds an M.A in Policy, Organization and Leadership Studies from Stanford’s Graduate School of Education, and a B.A in Public Policy from the University of Michigan’s Ford School.

Johnson Fung

VP of Product

Johnson is the VP of Product at Pathstream. Previously, he was the Global Head of Learning at Adobe, Co-Founder and Principal of a high school, Co-Founder and Creative Director of an award winning design firm, and Director of Storytelling for Canada’s largest scholarship network. He’s consulted for several impact investing funds, as well as the UN’s Special Envoy for Education. Johnson holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, an MA in Education from the Stanford Graduate School of Education, and a B.A.&Sc. in Philosophy and Biology from McGill University.

Miriam DeAna

VP of Engineering