Today is my one year anniversary at Coursera. I am transitioning out by end of this month.
22 employees have been at Coursera for over a year and 6 of us will complete a year at Coursera this month (Norian, Jacob, Ryan, JJ, Nick and myself). Even in my short one year we have accomplished so much... (more)
Post Written in March, 2013
I am the Head of Talent at Coursera and am going through the process of talking with all employees to energize our recruiting efforts. The question I like to start my meetings with is "What is recruiting?" and the answer invariably is that recruiting is finding candi... (more)
Starting a company is a big decision. Building it is a huge commitment. Succeeding is hard work with a hint of pure luck!
All startups and companies have two most valued assets - its employees and its customers. Never shift focus from these two most valued assets and you have a formula for succ... (more)