Meet EduNav

Our team has a long track record of developing technologies for colleges and universities. We bring together some of the most talented and most experienced employees across the globe, all focused on our partners success.

Our Leadership Team

Andrew Brown

CEO

 

Isaac Segal

Isaac Segal

Executive Chairman

and Founder

Serge Plotkin

Serge Plotkin

CTO and

Chief Scientist

Ivan Babichuk

Ivan Babichuk

Vice President 

of Engineering

Jeff Relue EduNav

Jeff Relue

Vice President

Business Development

Jim Thibeau

Jim Thibeau

Vice President

of Client Success

Andrey Stepantsov

Co-Founder, Senior

Director of Engineering

Judy Epstein

Judy Einstein

Regional Vice

President, Sales

Yoram Singer

Yoram Singer

Advisory Board Member, Consultant

Lisa Philpott

Lisa Philpott

Marketing

Director

Andrew
Brown

CEO

 

Isaac Segal

Isaac
Segal

Executive Chairman

and Founder

Serge Plotkin

Serge
Plotkin

CTO and

Chief Scientist

Ivan Babichuk

Ivan
Babichuk

Vice President 

of Engineering

Jeff Relue EduNav

Jeff
Relue

VP Business

Development

Jim Thibeau

Jim
Thibeau

Vice President

of Client Success

Andrey
Stepantsov

Co-Founder, Senior

Director

Judy Epstein

Judy
Einstein

Regional Vice

President, Sales

Yoram Singer

Yoram
Singer

Advisory Board Member

Lisa Philpott

Lisa
Philpott

Marketing Director

Our Investors

EduNav’s socially responsible investors have made significant societal impact by investing in companies dedicated to improving the world of higher education. Our technology and education focused venture investors have supported the efforts of over a 100 companies. Collectively, they have supported the development of groundbreaking content, software and technology in a wide range of companies that serve the educational market.

Lumina Impact Ventures is the investment arm of the Lumina Foundation and invests in promising solutions that improve attainment for traditionally underrepresented populations. 

Ascendium Education Group invests in companies that help support their mission of removing barriers to completion and helping more learners from low-income backgrounds reach their education and career goals.

Learn Capital is a venture capital firm focused exclusively on funding entrepreneurs with a vision for better and smarter learning. Learn has supported businesses across the entire spectrum of education.

Opus Capital Partners is a technology investor with a focus on technology companies with transformational ideas. They have expertise building and scaling businesses across multiple industries.

OurCrowd is a leading equity crowdfunding platform for investing in global startups. OurCrowd is fueling innovations that change the way people work, travel, shop, heal, and conduct business.

Careers at EduNav

EduNav is experiencing significant growth and continuing to build our team. We have developed a results-based culture and have a loyal team, many of who worked together at previous companies. Every member of our team is dedicated to our clients’ success.

We are actively seeking team members for the following teams:

  • Client Success
  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Product Development
  • Sales

If you have experience working to support the higher education community and are driven by success, energized by the impact you can have to both company and client, please send us your resume.

Andrew Brown

President and CEO

Andrew has grown and scaled technology businesses, including start-ups, middle market and large-scale public companies. He has balanced a career as an operating executive, entrepreneur and advisor to organizations undergoing dramatic change including EFI, Bain & Company, LightRiver Technologies and the City of San Francisco.

Education

BS Joint Honours in Economics and Mathematics, The University of Bristol, England

MBA Harvard Business School

Isaac Segal

Isaac Segal

Founder, Executive Chairman

Isaac has built successful companies that harness and shape technology addressing education’s evolving challenges. He founded MH Campus, BetterKnow and Tegrity, before founding EduNav in 2014. He is a recipient of the Israeli Prime Minister award for computer science.

Education

BS Computer Engineering, Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, Suma Cum Laude

Serge Plotkin

Serge Plotkin

CTO and Chief Scientist

Serge is a world-renowned expert in combinatorial optimization and an associate professor emeritus of computer science at Stanford University. He was granted more than 20 patents in United States and abroad. He was also a founder at Decru, acquired by Network Appliance.

Education

BS and MS Electrical Engineering, Ben Gurion University, Israel

Ph.D. Computer Science, MIT

Ivan Babichuk

Ivan Babichuk

Vice President of Engineering

Ivan is an expert in building software engineering organizations for companies from early-stage startups to post IPO. He manages the EduNav development team.

Education

MS Applied Mathematics and Informatics, National University ‘Ivan Franko’

Jeff Relue EduNav

Jeff Relue

Vice President of Business Development

Passionate about education and technology’s role in driving student success, Jeff has committed his entire career to supporting higher education and has been instrumental in developing robust relationships between technology providers and higher education institutions.

Education

BS Economics, Wabash College

Jim Thibeau

Jim Thibeau

Vice President of Client Success

Jim brings significant experience leading global services, service delivery and customer support. He managed all client services at Blackboard and WebCT.

Education

BA History, University of New Hampshire

Andrey Stepantsov

Founder and Senior Director of Engineering

Andrey is a Software Developer and Team Leader with a versatile skill set and extensive experience building transformational technology products. He especially enjoys working on early-stage application development and redesign.

Education

Master of Engineering, Computer Engineering, Sevastopol State Technical University

Judy Epstein

Judy Einstein

Regional Vice President, Sales

Judy leads EduNav’s sales efforts in California. She is former VP of Legal Affairs at McGraw-Hill Education, where she also managed international sales of digital solutions.  She developed the sales organization for Tegrity and prior to that was VP of the Community College Foundation. 

Education

B.A. City College of New York

J.D. New York Law School

Yoram Singer

Yoram Singer

Consultant, Advisory Board Member

Yoram is professor of Computer Science at Princeton University, with a focus on machine learning. He was formerly the head of Principles of Effective Machine-learning research group at Google Brain. His research on machine learning algorithms has received several awards.

Education

Ph.D. Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Lisa Philpott

Lisa Philpott

Marketing Director

Lisa has been an integral part of building marketing demand and awareness of innovative educational technologies.  She has been a critical team member at WebCT, AskOnline, eInstruction, Respondus, Educate Online and Meteor Learning.

Education

BS/BA Marketing, Boston University

MBA Marketing, ​Babson F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business