Meet Our Leadership Team

 

Stephen Bailey

Founder & CEO

Stephen Bailey

Founder & CEO

Stephen brings a passion for helping executives and their companies solve their most pressing strategic challenges through innovative technology solutions.

Before ExecOnline, Stephen served as the CEO of the Frontier Strategy Group (FSG), a venture-backed software and information services business serving Fortune 500 executives who have responsibility for emerging economies.

Stephen grew the business from an early-stage start-up to a company that serves nearly half the Fortune 500 across a range of international markets and business functions.

Mark Ozer

Chief Commercial Officer

Mark Ozer

Chief Commercial Officer

Mark brings more than 20 years of consultative client experience to his discussions with Fortune 500 clients and elite partner institutions.

Prior to joining the founding team at ExecOnline in 2012, Mark was a Managing Director at the Corporate Executive Board (CEB) supporting heads of human resources and their teams in the CLC-HR practice. Earlier in his CEB tenure Mark was a leader in the strategy, management and innovation practice and a member of CEB’s European leadership team and helped successfully launch the Business Leadership Forum serving divisional presidents.

Mark received his B.A. in History from Princeton University where he was Co-Captain of the Tennis team and played professionally for 8 years in Europe and on the ATP tour before earning his MBA from the Kellogg school at Northwestern in 1996.

 

Julia Alexander

Chief Program Officer

Julia Alexander

Chief Program Officer

Julia is responsible for global course operations, data and analytics, and university partnerships. She brings her passion for data-driven decision making, innovative content delivery channels, and superior client service to ExecOnline’s programs.

Julia previously served as CEO of Dalberg Research, an emerging markets-focused global research firm and began her career at Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Julia holds a MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in International Relations from Stanford University.

 

David Foster

Chief Academic Officer

David Foster

Chief Academic Officer

David has been at the cutting-edge of online education for the past two decades, with a particular focus in management education. His passion is combining the best of instructional design and technology to increase the effectiveness of business leaders.

Prior to joining ExecOnline, David was Vice President of Curriculum and Faculty Relations at 2U (formerly 2tor), where he led curriculum development for the ground-breaking MBA@UNC, a successful online program in the Kenan-Flagler Business School of the University of North Carolina.

David obtained his MBA from the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley, and his PhD from Northwestern University.

Barry Goldberg

Chief Technology Officer

Barry Goldberg

Chief Technology Officer

Barry brings more than 20 years of technology and customer experience to his work at ExecOnline.

With a passion for education and learning outcomes combined with a zeal for clean and intuitive user experiences, Barry has built high-performing teams and technologies at numerous cutting-edge organizations. Previously, Barry was CTO at HNW Inc., kgbdeals Inc. and at Unigo.com where he was the chief architect responsible for defining and implementing technology and software for web and mobile-based products. He was also head of technology and software at The Princeton Review, Zedak Corp., and ACTV, Inc.

Barry is a member of the New York CTO Club. He received his BS in computer science from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Hoyun Kim

Chief Legal & People Officer

Hoyun Kim

Chief Legal & People Officer

Hoyun leads the legal and HR functions at ExecOnline, partnering with senior management in legal matters, as well as talent recruitment and employee engagement.

Prior to joining the company, Hoyun served as General Counsel and Chief People Officer of Frontier Strategy Group, an emerging markets research and data firm.

During her years at FSG, she established the company’s foreign operations in Singapore and London, led the global talent acquisition strategy and worked closely with prominent regional sales teams. Earlier in her career, Hoyun practiced law at several Washington, D.C. law firms where she specialized in commercial transactions and litigation. She holds a BA in English Literature from George Washington University where she also received her law degree.

Michael Griffin

Chief Enterprise Product Officer

Michael Griffin

Chief Enterprise Product Officer

Michael is responsible for all enterprise products and services supporting the full lifecycle of participant selection, program planning, program execution and post-program implementation and assessment.

Michael joins ExecOnline as an executive leader with deep expertise in product management and operations at high-growth information businesses. Most recently, Michael was Executive Director at Corporate Executive Board (CEB) where he was Head of Product Creation and Management for the HR practice.

Michael received his B.S. cum laude in Foreign Service as well as a JD magna cum laude from Georgetown University.

 

Matthew Lasov

VP of Marketing & Client Solutions

Matthew Lasov

VP of Marketing & Client Solutions

Matt Lasov is a strategic problem solver, focused on delivering optimal and practical outcomes to ExecOnline and its clients.

Matt heads ExecOnline’s Marketing Department where he leads the company’s go-to-market strategy. Matt has 10 years experience in management consulting, most recently leading Frontier Strategy Group’s consulting practice globally.

Matt is a frequent contributor to media including the Wall Street Journal, CNBC, The New York Times, and the Financial Times. Matt holds a B.A. from McGill University in Montreal, where he graduated cum laude.

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