Eric Sondag has been the Chairman of the Board of Cengage since May 2014 and has been a Director since March 2014. Mr. Sondag has been a Managing Director of Mid-Large Buyouts at Eurazeo Capital since 2020. Between 2011 and 2020, Mr. Sondag was a Partner at Searchlight Capital Partners, where he played a key role in leading various organizational development initiatives and executing numerous transactions across priority verticals. In his capacity as Chairman of the Board, Mr. Sondag continues to represent Searchlight. Prior to Searchlight, Mr. Sondag was a senior member of the investment team at GTCR, where he worked primarily on investments in the media, information services and consumer industries. He started his career in investment banking at Wasserstein Perella in Chicago in 1998. Mr. Sondag received a BSc from Georgetown University, and completed the Executive Management Program at INSEAD in Singapore. Mr. Sondag serves on the Board of Advisors for Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.