Navid L.

Chief of Staff

Navid has worked at the intersection of higher education, nonprofit, edtech, and workforce development for 11+ years. Some of Navid's strengths include partnership development, marketing and growth strategy, project management, sales operations, and talent acquisition.

Navid's recent roles include serving as the Director of Advising and Growth at PelotonU, Education Engagement at The New York Times, and Career Education at Columbia University. Navid has also lived and worked abroad during his time at Yale-NUS College in Singapore where he built and managed international education programs in leadership development, social impact, and experiential education that served students from 36+ different countries.

Navid earned his BBA in Human Resource Management from the University of North Texas and his MA in Psychology in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. Outside of work, Navid serves on the Board of Directors for Equality Texas, the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance, and DesiQ Diaspora.



  • MA, Teachers College Columbia University
  • BBA, University of North Texas

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