Chief Training and Education Officer
Prior to joining the Krach Institute, Rubenstein served as Vice President of Business Development and Partnerships at edX, the leading nonprofit online education platform. With a decade-long tenure at edX, Rubenstein was instrumental in creating groundbreaking partnerships, facilitating distribution networks and envisioning global enterprise customer experiences, culminating in substantial revenue generation. His visionary leadership led to influential collaborations with top-tier global entities such as IBM, Microsoft, IMF and the World Bank, among others, fostering expansive recognition and adoption of edX within corporate, government, academic and non-governmental sectors worldwide.
Rubenstein also elevated edX’s reach and influence by creating the edX Corporate Advisory Board, which included 25 of the world’s largest employers, driving the platform’s technical and business evolution. During his tenure, edX flourished to encompass over 160 distinguished course-creation partners from the corporate and higher education spheres, offering over 3,000 courses and engaging more than 40 million registered learners. This remarkable growth yielded over 2 million certifications of completion, solidifying edX as a pioneering force in open-source education.
His influence extended to national platforms, as Rubenstein orchestrated groundbreaking partnerships with governments in Israel, Jordan, France and other nations, thereby establishing his reputation as an instrumental architect of open-source education on a global scale.
I am honored to join the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue, an unparalleled institution at the forefront of a novel domain that necessitates expertise in critical technologies, high-tech strategies and foreign policy, The Institute’s capacity to unite these dimensions in educating and empowering leaders across public and private sectors is unmatched. I am excited to cultivate innovative training and educational programs, propelling the Institute’s mission to create a Global Trusted Tech Network committed to advancing freedom through technology.