Alan Todd is CEO of CorpU.
A pioneer in the field of corporate learning, Alan has served as Chairman, CEO and co-founder of KnowledgePlanet, a company that helped launch the online learning revolution. The company grew to serve millions of people in over 150 countries and amassed more than $150 million in value.
Alan was named Inc. Magazine / Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for High Technology in the late ‘90s. More recently, he was appointed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett to the Higher Education Commission, charged with improving college access and affordability for commonwealth residents.
Alan is a founding member and trustee of Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, the first private non-profit university in Pennsylvania established in over 100 years. He also serves as a Wharton entrepreneur-in-residence and education entrepreneurship adviser at the Penn Graduate School of Education.
He is a member of the Education Innovation Advisory Board at Arizona State University and a member of the board of advisors of Penn NEST – Networking Education Entrepreneurs for Social Transformation – based at the University of Pennsylvania. He has also been a trustee at Dickinson College, on the Business Advisory Board at Pennsylvania State University and Messiah College, and has acted as an education advisor to the Saudi royal family.
Alan completed his doctoral coursework and holds a master’s degree from The University of Pennsylvania.