Eric Cantor

Eric Cantor

President & Chief Executive Officer
Paradigm Education Solutions

As CEO of Paradigm Education Solutions, Eric oversees the company’s overall strategy, business operations, investments, talent management, and partnership development. In addition to providing leadership for the company’s post-secondary and career services businesses, Eric directs the key initiatives designed to drive growth and value creation as a blended learning solutions company. Eric was appointed to this position in November of 2018.

Eric has held several executive-level positions in education, professional development and training, and information and media services. Prior to this position, Eric spent years as CEO of New Mountain Learning (the former umbrella company for Paradigm Education Solutions). Before that, Eric spent six years at the College Board, his last position as Senior VP of College Readiness, where he oversaw all of the College Board’s K-12 education programs and services designed to prepare students for college and career success.

Prior to the College Board, Eric served as President and CEO of Kaplan Professional, a division of Kaplan Inc. and has held senior-level product management, sales, marketing, and business planning positions with the McGraw-Hill Companies, NutriSystem Inc., and PepsiCo Inc.

Throughout his career, Eric has served on the boards of several small to mid-sized organizations in the not-for-profit and for-profit sectors. He is currently a venture partner at LearnLaunch, a Boston-based accelerator, where he has mentored a number of early-stage EdTech companies.

Eric received a BA in history from Haverford College and an MBA in marketing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.