CourseWorld Board of Directors

CourseWorld is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Board members are selected on the basis on their experience and their commitment to advancing the educational and technological mission of the organization.

To learn more about our Board, feel free to contact justin[at]courseworld.org.

Susan Angele [Board Chair]

Senior Advisor, Board Governance, KPMG's Board Leadership Center 


As a Senior Advisor, Board Governance, at KPMG's Board Leadership Center, Susan champions outstanding corporate governance to drive long term corporate value and enhance investor confidence. The Board Leadership Center includes KPMG's Audit Committee Institute, and provides thought leadership supporting Women Corporate Directors, the only global membership organization and community of women board members. Susan joined the Board Leadership Center after 25 years in the consumer products industry, protecting value and enabling sustainable global growth of some of the world's most famous and best-loved brands.

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Linda Berkeley, Ph.D.

Founder, LEB Enterprises


Linda is President and founder of LEB Enterprises, LLC, a management consulting firm specializing in branding, new business development, leadership, consumer insights, and education. She is also an instructor in Branding and Strategic Brand Management at Harvard University's Division of Continuing Education. Linda is an experienced business executive who has started and grown businesses at media, entertainment and non-profit companies. In addition, she has broad experience in the field of education, including teaching (secondary, college, and higher education levels) and Board positions at an educational start-up and a D.C. charter school. She has over twenty years experience in business and consulting.

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Karen Fenaroli

Founder & CEO, Fenaroli & Associates


Karen is an executive search partner, board consultant and developer of top talent for companies looking to capitalize on opportunity through enhanced leadership and human capital optimization.

Clients include Fortune 1000, Private-Equity Backed, ESOP, and Large Privately-Owned Companies. Fenaroli & Associates utilizes a 25-year portfolio of broad-based executive experience to understand clients’ unique needs and find smart, strategic ways to meet them; develops lasting, win-win relationships by connecting companies with passionate, qualified candidates who possess the leadership abilities needed to envision success and execute plans to achieve it.

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Frank Gocinski

Chief Information Officer | Cloud Strategist


Frank possesses 20+ years in corporate roles including CIO, CTO, General Manager and Engineering Management positions at world recognized companies such as Microsoft, Deloitte & Touché, HNTB and Eastman Kodak.

As CIO, Frank is currently active digitalizing the product portfolio and the IT organization at QC Holdings, a KC based financial services firm.

As a Member of the inaugural Microsoft Retail Stores Technology Leadership Team, Frank was responsible for the design, development and deployment of all technology infrastructure, applications and services for the Bricks and Mortar and Online stores.

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Brandon Huff

Technology Executive | Board Member | Advisor


Brandon has long been at the intersection of technology, media and commerce. Huff is best known for leadership roles as Vice President & GM of Yahoo’s Global Commerce Business Unit, as President of BigRentz – a technology pioneer in the rental/construction space, the founder/CEO of Hero Media – a global technology business in the advertising space, and has served in several executive roles in several digital media and e-commerce companies; his “move fast and get stuff done” approach in lead operating, marketing/revenue, and product development roles has helped him transform, build and operate small and large scale public and private businesses. He is active in both the digital and technology businesses and currently serves as a company director to a handful of technology and data sciences companies and is a frequent advisor to well-known media companies and investment funds; he also currently serves as as COO and CTO of SiteFuel, a technology-driven digital fuel exchange. Brandon is also an Executive in Residence at the University of California in Irvine's Technology and Innovation Center.

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Louise Keely

EVP, Global Retail Practice Leader at Nielsen


With over 15 years of leadership experience that includes President, Chief Research Officer, and Senior Vice President positions, as well as expertise in global consumer trends and shifts, Louise specializes in positioning and growing organizations as thought leaders in consumer behavior research.

Currently, as the Co-Founder and President of The Demand Institute, Louise directs all aspects of a non-advocacy, non-profit think tank whose primary mission is to illustrate the evolution of consumer demand on a worldwide scale. Throughout my career, she has provided valuable strategic insight on consumer behaviors to a broad range of organizations across multiple industries. As such, she has broadened their awareness of the rapid changes in 21st century consumer demand so that they can formulate the best business strategies and investment decisions.

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Michael Marquardt

Director | Global Advisor | Entrepreneur


Michael is an experienced director serving corporations with operations throughout Asia, Europe and the U.S. The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) has awarded Michael its highest credential (Board Leadership Fellow), featuring him as a speaker and author on corporate governance and global directorship issues.

During the past 10 years, Michael has served as chairman of a medical assistance company based in Kuala Lumpur with offices in 9 countries. After the operations in 5 countries were acquired, he took on the board leadership role of the remaining operations in Indonesia, Taiwan, and Korea. Late in 2016, Michael was elected chairman of the supervisory board of Paris-based industry alliance IAG. Since 2011 Michael has served as a director of Commonwealth Trust Company, a non-deposit trust company with more than $10 billion in assets under administration.

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