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    EdX is a company that develops a platform for education and learning. It offers online educational courses from universities and institutions. The courses include architecture, art and culture, biology and life sciences, business and management, chemistry, communication, computer science, data analysis and statistics, design, economics and finance, education and teacher training, electronics, energy and earth sciences, engineering, environmental studies, ethics, food and nutrition, health and safety, history, humanities, language, law, literature, math, medicine, music, philosophy and ethics, physics, science, etc.

    HQCambridge, MA, US
    Employee Ratings4.2
    Overall CultureC+

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    Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)602(+2%)
    Job Openings26
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore

    Key People/Management at edX

    Anant Agarwal

    Anant Agarwal

    Founder and CEO
    Johannes Heinlein

    Johannes Heinlein

    Chief Commercial Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships
    Stephanie Brocoum

    Stephanie Brocoum

    Chief Marketing Officer
    Nell MaLuf

    Nell MaLuf

    Vice President and General Counsel
    Nina Huntemann

    Nina Huntemann

    Vice President of Learning
    Lee Rubenstein

    Lee Rubenstein

    Vice President of Business Development
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    edX Office Locations

    edX has an office in Cambridge
    Cambridge, MA, US (HQ)
    141 Portland St
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    edX News and Updates

    2U, Inc. and edX to Join Together in Industry-Redefining Combination

    LANHAM, Md. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), a global leader in education technology, and edX, a leading online learning platform and education marketplace, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to join together in an...

    2U set to acquire non-profit edX for deal north of $600M

    2U, a SaaS platform that helps non-profits and colleges run online universities, plans to acquire all the assets of Harvard and MIT-founded edX for a deal north of $600 million, according to multiple sources. 2U did not immediately respond to requests for comment, and its unclear if this is an all-c…

    edX offers free online courses and affordable certificates from top schools like Harvard and MIT — here's how it works

      Summary List Placement edX is a non-profit founded by MIT and Harvard that offers free and affordable online courses. The site's partnered with top universities and organizations to offer courses from Java programming to the science of happiness. You can also pay to receive a certificate of com…

    Are edX MicroMasters worth it? We break down the pros and cons for prospective graduate school students.

      Summary List Placement On top of free online courses, edX offers MicroMasters, which cover 25% to 50% of a university master's degree curriculum. MicroMaster credits can be used to cut down on the time and cost of a full master's program by being converted into an accelerated pathway. edX has 63…

    Online learning platform edX, founded by Harvard and MIT, offers thousands of free and cheap courses from top schools and institutions

      Summary List Placement edX is a non-profit, massive open online course (MOOC) provider founded by Harvard and MIT to remove barriers to education. The site offers an impressive array of courses from top universities and institutions for those seeking to change industries, grow in their careers, or…
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    edX Blogs

    Guide: Translating Online Learning to Real-World Results

    Whether you’re just starting your career, angling for a promotion, or switching fields, investing in yourself through online coursework has already set you up to take on the world.

    Tips for Successful Online Learning

    If you’re new to online learning, first of all, WELCOME! Learning online is a fantastic way to increase your knowledge and skills in a unique, flexible environment with its own distinct strengths and opportunities.

    The Ultimate Guide to Cybersecurity Careers

    Organizations spend millions on securing their data, networks, and computer systems from cybercriminals—but ensuring complete security cannot be solved by spending alone. As cyber-attacks become more sophisticated and prolific, companies must rely on the expertise of cybersecurity profes…

    Which Supply Chain Job Is Right for You? Navigating the 4 Pillars

    Welcome to supply chain management and logistics: a future-proof field with a strong starting salary and high job satisfaction. In supply chain, there are plenty of job opportunities for professionals with a wide range of skill sets and interests, and a traditional bachelor’s degree is n…

    edX Welcomes Vohra Wound Physicians

    We are thrilled to announce that Vohra Wound Physicians, the largest wound care specialty group focused on the post-acute market, is joining the edX community as one of our first partners in the healthcare space.

    Our Shared Mission: A Strong Foundation for an Exciting Future

    What a week it’s been! After we announced that edX would join together with 2U, I have spent most of my week speaking to edX partners to share the news and discuss the incredible opportunities that this industry-redefining combination will bring to our global network. 
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    edX Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was edX founded?

      edX was founded in 2012.

    • Who are edX key executives?

      edX's key executives are Anant Agarwal, Johannes Heinlein and Stephanie Brocoum.

    • How many employees does edX have?

      edX has 602 employees.

    • Who are edX competitors?

      Competitors of edX include PLOS, Pluralsight and MasterClass.

    • Where is edX headquarters?

      edX headquarters is located at 141 Portland St, Cambridge.

    • Where are edX offices?

      edX has an office in Cambridge.

    • How many offices does edX have?

      edX has 1 office.