Unparalleled Experience in Open Education

The Lumen team brings your institution deep expertise in the adoption and effective use of open educational resources (OER), design of highly effective online and technology-enhanced instruction, learning data analysis with a focus on improving outcomes, and community collaboration.

Meet our team

Kim Thanos

Founder & CEO

Dr. David WIley

Founder & Chief Academic Officer

Tom Chapman

Chief Operating Officer

Julie Curtis

VP Strategy & Communications

Joni Felt

VP for Institutional Impact

Michael Van Kleeck

VP of Engineering

Ross Strader

Director of Learning Engineering

Josh Baron

Executive Director, Northeast

Chris Holder

Executive Director, Southeast

Sara Swangard

Executive Director, West

Brandon Iafrate

Executive Director, Midwest

Amy Rainwater

Executive Director, South

Natalie Chakrian

Executive Director, Northeast

Alyson Indrunas

Executive Director of Teaching & Learning, English & Communication

Paul Golisch

Executive Director of Teaching & Learning, Math

Jamison Miller

Director of Teaching & Learning, Social Sciences

Laura Murray

Director of Teaching & Learning, State University of New York

Dan Ly

Director of Teaching & Learning, Business & Natural Science

Brigeth Rivera

Director of Digital Marketing

Rachel Zaccaro

Director of Product Marketing

Jessica Hanson

Marketing Coordinator

Kim Chessler

Technical Support Analyst

Corri Nicoletti

Technical Support Analyst

Deborah Hur

STEM Platform Product Manager

Diana Metcalf

Senior Product Manager - Lumen Platform

Bryan Borgeson

Software Developer

Bess Fernandez

Senior Frontend Software Developer

Kate McGee

Senior Product Designer

Vallerie Mott

Course Product Manager, Business

Giselle Miller

Course Product Manager, STEM

John Urang

Course Product Manager, Humanities

Wendy King

Course Product Manager, Social Sciences

Sally Crawford

Finance Lead

David Lippman

MyOpenMath Lead