Robert L. Cohen Joins K12 Inc. Board of Directors

Transformational leader brings education industry expertise to K12

HERNDON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a technology-based education company and leading
provider of proprietary curriculum and online school programs for
students in pre-K through high school, is pleased to announce that
Robert L. Cohen has been elected to the company’s Board of Directors.
The addition continues to strengthen K12’s Board experience in
education, technology and business.

“Rob is a pioneer in the education industry and has been at the
forefront of leveraging technology to reimagine the student learning
experience,” said Nate Davis, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of
the K12 Inc. Board of Directors. “His experience as an entrepreneur,
finance executive, and industry disruptor will be invaluable to K12 as
we continue to help students reach their full potential through inspired
teaching and personalized learning.”

Cohen was the Founding Chief Financial Officer at 2U Inc., and later
served as the Chief Operating Officer and President, where he was
integral in growing the company from inception to scale. He currently is
an executive advisor to fast growing education technology companies like
2U, Trilogy Education Services, and Zybooks. Cohen began his career at
The Princeton Review as the founder of the organization’s largest
franchise network. During his tenure at The Princeton Review, he held a
number of executive roles, including Executive Vice President and
General Manager of the K-12 Division, Executive Vice President, Strategy
and Business Development, and Chief Financial Officer of the K-12 Test
Prep Divisions.

“I am thrilled to join K12’s Board of Directors,” said Cohen. “With so
much change unfolding in the education industry, this is an opportune
time to work with a forward-looking Board and Management team that are
committed to student achievement and academic excellence.”

Cohen attended Princeton University and is a former board member for The
Princeton Review.

About K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is driving innovation and advancing the quality of
education by delivering state-of-the-art, digital learning platforms and
technology to students and school districts across the globe. K12’s
curriculum serves over 2,000 schools and school districts and has
delivered millions of courses over the past decade. K12 provides online
and blended education solutions to charter schools, public school
districts, private schools, and directly to families. The K12 program is
offered through more than 70 partner public schools, and through school
districts and public and private schools serving students in all 50
states and more than 100 countries. K12 is a proud sponsor of the Foundation
for Blended and Online Learning
, a nonprofit organization working to
close the gap between the pace of technology in daily life and the pace
of change in education. More information can be found at


K12 Inc. Press Contact:
Mike Kraft, 571-353-7778
Corporate Communications

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