As chief strategy and engagement officer, David Sutphen leads 2U, Inc.’s communications and brand functions, as well as the company’s social impact, strategic partnerships, and diversity and inclusion efforts. A member of the senior leadership team, Sutphen reports directly to the CEO.
Sutphen joined 2U in 2017 from Brunswick Group, a global strategic communications advisory firm, where he was a partner and head of the Washington, DC, office. During his more than eight years at Brunswick, Sutphen advised Fortune 500 and emerging companies on strategic communications, reputation, stakeholder engagement, crisis, diversity, and public affairs matters with a particular focus on the media, retail, technology, and education sectors.
Outside of 2U, Sutphen is actively involved in numerous education, non-profit, and philanthropic endeavors. He currently serves as board chair of GetSchooled; a board member of CityBridge Education; and as secretary of the board for the U.S. Soccer Foundation.
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