Pluralsight Strengthens Board of Directors with Appointments of Former Citigroup SVP Leah Johnson and Google VP Bonita Stewart
Oct 30, 2018
SILICON SLOPES — Pluralsight, Inc. (NASDAQ: PS), the enterprise technology learning platform, today announced the appointments of Leah Johnson and Bonita Stewart as independent directors for the company.
“We are thrilled to welcome Leah and Bonita, who join us with the leadership and expertise to help guide our continued growth and advance our mission to democratize technology skills,” said Aaron Skonnard, co-founder and CEO of Pluralsight. “Leah and Bonita’s backgrounds and track records are impressive, and their leadership will have a meaningful impact on our business. I’m grateful to have them on the board and excited for their strong contributions to shape Pluralsight’s future.”
Johnson is the founder and CEO of LCJ Solutions, a strategic communications consulting practice specializing in reputation risk management, messaging and change management for marquee clients. Before founding LCJ Solutions, Johnson was the senior vice president of corporate affairs at Citigroup, serving as the chief communications adviser to four CEOs, and vice president of corporate communications for Standard & Poor’s.
Stewart currently serves as vice president of global partnerships at Google, responsible for its US strategic partnerships team representing news and publishing, broadcast, media and entertainment, mobile apps, search, telecommunications and commerce. In her 12-year career at Google, she has held several senior management positions and driven digital transformation across multiple industries. Prior to Google, Stewart served as director of interactive communications for DaimlerChrysler.
“With today’s appointments, Aaron has successfully brought together a well-rounded, expert board that will continue to advise and guide Pluralsight as the company continues on its incredible growth trajectory,” said Gary Crittenden, Lead Independent Director of the Pluralsight Board of Directors and Executive Director of HGGC.
More than 65 percent of Fortune 500 companies and customers across more than 150 countries rely on Pluralsight to close technology skills gaps, keep up with the rapid pace of technology change and advance their technology strategies and innovations. In their board roles, Johnson and Stewart will provide strategic counsel and insight for Pluralsight as it continues expanding its global community of learners and technology leaders.
For more information about Pluralsight, visit pluralsight.com.
Pluralsight is the leading technology workforce development company that helps companies and teams build better products by developing critical skills, improving processes and gaining insights through data, and providing strategic skills consulting. Trusted by forward-thinking companies of every size in every industry, Pluralsight helps individuals and businesses transform with technology. Pluralsight Skills helps enterprises build technology skills at scale with expert-authored courses on today’s most important technologies, including cloud, artificial intelligence and machine learning, data science, and security, among others. Skills also includes tools to align skill development with business objectives, virtual instructor-led training, hands-on labs, skill assessments and one-of-a-kind analytics. Flow complements Skills by providing engineering teams with actionable data and visibility into workflow patterns to accelerate the delivery of products and services. For more information about Pluralsight, visit pluralsight.com.