Hello. We're Skillshare.

We come to work every day to answer one question:
How can we reinvent education from the ground up?

Skillshare HQ, New York City

About Us

Skillshare is an online learning community to master real-world skills through project-based classes. Our mission is simple: provide universal access to high-quality learning. Read Our Manifesto

About Skillshare

We're Hiring

We're growing fast and looking for passionate lifelong learners to join our world-class team. If you want to work someplace fun, entrepreneurial and innovative where your work matters and big thinking is the norm, Skillshare might be your next great adventure.

You’ll enjoy a competitive salary, full benefits and stock options, plus perks like: volunteer days, weekly catered lunches, monthly happy hours, quarterly retreats, free Spotify, book credit, gym credit, a fun fund, generous vacation, and of course, a free Skillshare Membership.

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Our Team

You can find us thinking big and working hard out of our Soho, Manhattan headquarters. Our small team has bold vision and a laser-like focus. We’re curious, driven and united around a central purpose: reinvent learning to unlock the limitless potential of people around the globe.

Michael Karnjanaprakorn

CEO & Co-Founder

Michael founded Skillshare in 2011. Previously, he was an early employee at Behance (acquired by Adobe) and Hot Potato (acquired by Facebook). Michael is a TED Fellow and listed as one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company.

Chris Maliwat

Vice President of Product

Chris is delivering a world-class student experience. Previously, Chris led strategic commerce partnerships at Facebook, served as VP of Product Management for Gilt Groupe, and Director of Product Management for Personalization at Netflix.

Eric Ma

Head of Growth

Eric develops innovative products to grow Skillshare's community. As the company's 5th hire, he has charted Skillshare's growth from early-stage startup to online learning leader. Prior to Skillshare, Eric was a Jumo developer and startup co-founder.

Abigail Besdin

Head of Content

Abigail is building the world's highest quality course catalog of real-world skills. She has forged partnerships with hundreds of expert teachers and redesigned the educational experience. Previously, Abigail developed brand partnerships at Meetup.

Mathias Guttu

Head of Sales

Mathias is bringing the power of skills-based learning to enterprises. Prior to joining Skillshare, Mathias held various leadership roles in the sales organization at ZocDoc and was the SVP of Investments at Allen Partners.

Glenda Felden

Head of Communications & PR

Glenda is growing the Skillshare brand across channels. Previously, she served as Director of Marketing and Communications at Charitybuzz, advised award-winning web start-ups and led PR campaigns at Middleberg Communications and 5WPR.

Our Investors

  • Union Square Ventures
  • Spark Capital
  • Collaborative Fund
  • Founder Collective
  • SV Angel

News & Press

Articles

  • TIME, June 2014

    Now You Can Take an Online Screenwriting Class with James Franco

  • Mashable, June 2014

    17 Business Models Shaking Up the Marketplace

  • Inc., March 2014

    Seth Godin launches his second course on Skillshare...a follow-up to his popular course "The New Business Toolbox."