Robert Hutter serves as our Chief Executive Officer and Director . Rob Hutter is the Founder & Managing Partner at Learn Capital. He oversees the investing practice of the firm, which spans seed, early stage and emerging growth companies dedicated to the transformation of learning and the improvement of individual and societal capacities at scale. He represents Learn Capital across a range of portfolio investments including Coursera, Udemy, Nerdy, Photomath, Brilliant, SoloLearn, Andela, Prenda, Merlyn Mind and several other breakthrough firms. In addition to his work with edtech companies, he is an active angel investor in tech startups active across a span of other segments. Previously, Rob was a Partner at Revolution Ventures, an early stage venture investment firm and affiliate of Founders Fund. He was additionally co-founder and president of Swarm Networks, a massively scalable storage company purchased by Intel. He was also involved in the founding stages of transportation intelligence leader SmartDrive Systems and the chipmaker Silicon Spice, which was purchased by Broadcom. In addition, he co-founded two companies in online games and also co-founded Edusoft, a K-12 assessment management platform purchased by Houghton-Mifflin in 2003. He is a graduate of Harvard University.
Adam Fisher serves as our President and Director . Mr. Fisher is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of the CWAM Platform. Over the last 16 years, Mr. Fisher has built and successfully led numerous investment management practices across both public and private markets. Prior to launching Commonwealth, from 2017 to 2019, Mr. Fisher served as the Global Head of Macro and Real Estate at Soros Fund Management. Prior to joining Soros, Mr. Fisher founded and served as the CIO of CWOC, a global macro hedge fund, from its inception in November 2008 up until it began the process of returning capital to investors in July 2017 when the investment team moved to Soros. CWOC had approximately $2.3 billion assets under management at its closing in June 2017 and 25 employees across three office locations. The firm offered two comingled global macro hedge funds as well as multiple co-investment opportunities in both the liquid and illiquid space. Before CWOC, Mr. Fisher co-founded Orient Property Group in 2006, focusing on investments throughout the Asia Pacific region. Prior to that, from 2003 to 2006, Mr. Fisher co-founded Irongate Capital Partners (“Irongate”), a property investment and development firm. Irongate and its predecessor entity were involved in property transactions in Florida, California, Hawaii, Mexico and Canada. Prior to founding Irongate, Mr. Fisher worked in New York for two private equity firms, NMS Capital and TD Capital, as well as a risk arbitrage firm affiliated with Reservoir Capital. He holds a JD/MBA from Columbia University and serves on the Columbia University Richman Center for Business, Law and Public Policy Advisory Board. He received his B.S. from Washington University in St. Louis. We believe that Mr. Fisher is well qualified to serve as a director due to his significant investment experience and his senior leadership experience.
Greg Mauro serves as our Chief Operating Officer . Greg Mauro is the Founder & Managing Partner of Learn Capital. Greg currently serves on the boards of New Globe, Higher Ground, Wave Neuroscience, Cognitive Genetics, Ascent, Smashcut, Foundry College and previously served on the boards of Edmodo (sold to NetDragon) and Mangahigh (sold to Westermann). Greg has been active in the charter school movement since 2000, serving eight years on the foundation board for High Tech High, considered by many observers to be the “MIT of charter schools.” He was also the founder of Revolution Community Ventures, providing low-cost funds to high performing charters serving low-income communities. Previously, Greg managed Revolution Ventures, an early-stage venture firm and affiliate of Founders Fund. While at Revolution, Greg was the Co-Founder and President of SmartDrive, a video-based safety program and transportation intelligence platform transform. Greg was also Co-Founder and CEO of Nextivity, whose Cel-Fi product is a low-cost, carrier-approved digital signal booster. Greg was first investor and led business development at Entropic, inventor of the ubiquitous MoCa home networking standard. Greg secured investment from Time Warner, Comcast, DISH, and DIRECTV before going public. Greg was also co-founder of Tachyon, the world’s first broadband-over-satellite provider, serving customers as diverse as Burning Man, General Electric, and the US Department of Defense. Greg is the co-owner of Powder Mountain, the largest ski area in the United States. Greg is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy. Greg’s career began as a Monitor Group strategy consultant, and he is a graduate of UCLA’s College of Honors.
Alan Howard will serve as a director upon the date of this prospectus. Mr. Howard is Founder Partner and Senior Trader of Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, one of the world’s leading global macro absolute return managers, and Senior Trader of Brevan Howard Investment Products Limited. We believe that Mr. Howard is well qualified to serve as a director due to his significant investment experience and his senior leadership experience.
Daniel H. Stern will serve as a director upon the date of this prospectus. Mr. Stern is Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Reservoir Capital Group, a New York-based investment management firm. Prior to founding Reservoir Capital Group in 1998, Mr. Stern was President of Ziff Brothers Investments and served as an at Bass Brothers Enterprises in Fort Worth, Texas. Mr. Stern is the Chairman of Film at Lincoln Center and serves as a Trustee of several non-profit organizations. Mr. Stern received an AB from Harvard College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. We believe that Mr. Stern is well qualified to serve as a director due to his significant investment experience and his senior leadership experience.