James Shelton

James Shelton

Director/Board Member at DUOLINGO, INC.

Net worth: 619 562 $ as of 30/05/2024

56 year
Consumer Services
Commercial Services
Technology Services

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James H.
Shelton
was the founder of LearnNow, Inc. (founded in 1999) where he served as President & COO from 1999 to 2002.
He currently holds multiple positions including Advisory Board Chairman at NMGF Management LLC, Director at District of Columbia College Access Program, Independent Director at Duolingo, Inc. (since 2020), Director at My Brother's Keeper Alliance, Chief Investment & Impact Officer at Blue Meridian Partners LLC (since 2020), and Partner at Amandla Enterprises LLC (since 2018).
Previously, he held positions such as Director at Graham Holdings Co. (2015-2016), Director at Intrepid Holdings, Inc., Director at Knowledge Universe, Inc. (1998-1999), Program Director at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (2003-2010), President & Chief Impact Officer at 2U, Inc. (2016), Chief Operating Officer & Deputy Secretary at US Department of Education (District of Columbia) (2013-2015), Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund (2002-2003), and President-Education at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative LLC (2016-2018).
Mr. Shelton completed his undergraduate studies at Morehouse College and holds graduate degrees from Stanford Graduate School of Business, including an MBA.

Known holdings in public companies

CompanyDateNumber of sharesValuationValuation date
14/04/2024 3,237 ( 0.01% ) 619 562 $ 30/05/2024

James Shelton active positions

CompaniesPositionStart
DUOLINGO, INC. Director/Board Member 30/09/2020
Amandla Enterprises LLC Private Equity Investor 30/06/2018
Chairman -
Director/Board Member -
Corporate Officer/Principal 31/12/2019
My Brother'S Keeper Alliance Director/Board Member -
All active positions of James Shelton

Former positions of James Shelton

CompaniesPositionEnd
Corporate Officer/Principal 30/06/2018
2U, INC. President 30/06/2016
GRAHAM HOLDINGS COMPANY Director/Board Member 11/05/2016
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Training of James Shelton

Morehouse College Undergraduate Degree
Stanford Graduate School of Business Graduate Degree

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Linked companies

Listed companies3
2U, INC.

Technology Services

GRAHAM HOLDINGS COMPANY

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DUOLINGO, INC.

Technology Services

Private companies12
Intrepid Holdings, Inc.

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My Brother'S Keeper Alliance

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Amandla Enterprises LLC

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