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Luyen Chou

Venture Partner, Education


Luyen Chou is a Venture Partner in the Education Practice at RIDGE-LANE LP.

Mr. Chou served Pearson, the world’s largest global education company, as Chief Product Strategy Officer with responsibility for the company’s global product portfolio strategy.  Prior to this role, he served as Senior Vice President, Product Strategy, and as Chief Product Officer for the K-12 Technology group.

Luyen joined Pearson through the acquisition of Schoolnet, a leading provider of data-driven curriculum and assessment solutions for K-12 school districts and states, where he served as Chief Product Officer.  Prior to, he was the Associate Head of The School at Columbia University – an independent K-8 laboratory school on the campus of Columbia University in New York City.

Mr. Chou served as Executive Director of the Center for Integrated Learning and Teaching, a research organization affiliated with The School and Columbia University.  Prior to working at Columbia University, Luyen was Founder, President, and CEO of LearnTech, a developer and publisher of innovative educational software tools and applications.

Luyen holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Harvard College and an M.A. in Educational Leadership from Columbia University Teachers College.