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Chelsea Valentine

Chief Technology Officer

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Chelsea Valentine joined Cengage Group as Chief Technology Officer in 2022. In this role, she is responsible for leading Cengage Group’s global technology strategy, driving innovation and creating the company’s vision for education technology. Chelsea brings a passion for technology and learning, paired with more than 20 years of experience in developing innovative technology that puts learners first. 

Prior to joining Cengage Group, Chelsea served as Chief Technology Officer for Yonder where she worked to build a unified technology and product function that together launched an AI innovation that uses social intelligence to battle misinformation online. Prior to Yonder, Chelsea held a series of technology leadership positions during her seven-year tenure at Macmillan Learning, culminating in her role as the company’s first Chief Technology Officer. During her time at Macmillan, Chelsea launched its flagship product line, Achieve, and led the complete revamp of the company’s analytical approach to better enable instructor intervention and personalized learning. Chelsea has also held product and technology leadership roles with Sapling Learning (which was acquired by Macmillan) and LibreDigital. She is based out of New York City.