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Leadership

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Fred Poses

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

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.

Nathan Friedman

Co-President & Chief Marketing Officer

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

Jenny Wu

Co-President & Chief Product Officer

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

Haftan Eckholdt

Chief Science Officer

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

Yvonne Cowser Yancy

Chief Administrative Officer & Head of Workplace

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