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Leadership

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Fred Poses

CEO and President of Understood

As the leader of Understood, Fred is committed to ensuring that everyone who learns and thinks differently can thrive.

Nancy Poses

Chair of the Board

Nancy Poses has dedicated her life to shaping the world for difference. She was instrumental in the development and launch of Understood in 2014.

Karin Bilich

Vice President of Editorial Content

Karin leads Understood’s Editorial and Learning Team, a group of writers, editors, and experts who focus on those who learn and think differently.

Haftan Eckholdt

Chief Data Officer and Chief Science Officer

Haftan leads data analytics, modeling, and building of new initiatives tailored to people who learn and think differently for Understood.

Jenny Wu

Chief Product Officer

Jenny leads the product management, design, and user research functions for Understood.

Yvonne Yancy

Chief Human Resources Officer

Yvonne leads people, finance, legal, and administration teams for Understood.

Nathan Friedman

Chief Marketing Officer

Nathan leads the multifaceted brand strategy, product marketing, consumer engagement, communications, creative and production functions.