Carnegie Learning Appoints Lenovo Executive as New Chief Marketing Officer

  • Highly accomplished marketing leader Quinn O’Brien joins the growing team at leading education technology company

Carnegie Learning, a leader in artificial intelligence for K-12 education and formative assessment, announced Quinn O’Brien as Chief Marketing Officer. The addition of O’Brien to its executive leadership positions Carnegie Learning to continue driving its mission of shaping the future of learning by delivering groundbreaking solutions to education’s toughest challenges.

Leading K-12 #edtech provider Carnegie Learning (@carnegielearn) expands executive leadership with new Chief Marketing Officer, Quinn O’Brien, former Lenovo VP of Global Marketing.

Prior to joining Carnegie Learning, O’Brien transformed the Lenovo brand from a device leader to a global solutions leader as VP of Global Marketing at the $70B parent company of ThinkPad, Motorola, YOGA, Legion, and a range of other brands. O’Brien also brings a wealth of experience from spending 12 years as a leader at Ogilvy & Mather, the storied advertising, marketing, and public relations agency, as well as starting up Craft Worldwide, a design and production agency that today is a thriving business with 1,000+ employees in 120 markets. O’Brien has been recognized as a Top 100 Marketer Award Winner by the OnCon Icon Awards for three consecutive years.

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In his new role, O’Brien will apply his extensive experience in global technology marketing to the K-12 education space, bringing a fresh perspective and leading-edge ideas to Carnegie Learning. With a proven track record in innovation and expansion on a global scale, O’Brien is poised to expand the reach and impact of Carnegie Learning’s K-12 math, literacy, world languages, computer science, and professional learning offerings on educators and students at an urgent moment in education.

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“I am thrilled to join Carnegie Learning,” O’Brien shares, “where I can help make an impact on building the next generation of great thinkers. Being part of such a purpose-driven company–that’s what makes every day so rewarding. It’s energizing to be able to help spread technology to help kids learn and even more so to support teachers at such a challenging time in education.”

Carnegie Learning CEO Barry Malkin says, “Quinn brings an unmatched skill set and passion that will be indispensable as we continue to grow as an organization. We’re looking forward to him helping us scale up so we can keep making a meaningful difference for thousands of teachers and students throughout the U.S., Canada, and beyond.”

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