Chegg, a popular student-first connected learning platform sector, announced David Longo's appointment as Chief Financial Officer, effective February 21.
Longo, currently Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer, Corporate Controller, and Assistant Treasurer at Chegg, succeeds Andrew Brown, marking a new chapter in Chegg's pursuit of AI-enhanced education.
Dan Rosensweig, CEO and President of Chegg, praised Longo's readiness for the CFO position, highlighting his role in Chegg’s mission to use AI for improving student performance.
“David’s forward-thinking leadership is pivotal for our growth and enhancing shareholder value. His track record of innovation aligns with our goal of AI-driven advancements in education,” Rosensweig stated.
He also expressed gratitude towards Andy Brown for his transformative contributions to Chegg, wishing him well in retirement.
Before his time at Chegg, Longo contributed his expertise to Shutterfly, as Chief Accounting Officer and played a major role at CBS Interactive as Senior Vice President and Controller.
His rich background positions him uniquely to steer Chegg through its next growth phase, focusing on AI to support student outcomes.
Also, Longo shared his excitement about leading Chegg's financial strategy,
“It's thrilling to contribute to Chegg’s mission at such a transformative time, aiming to benefit not only our shareholders but millions of students globally,” said Longo.
With David Longo at the financial helm, Chegg is poised to deepen its impact on the education sector through AI-driven innovations.
Longo’s appointment reflects Chegg’s commitment to advancing learning outcomes and shareholder value, ensuring the company remains at the forefront of the connected learning platform industry.
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