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Accelerate your career with certificate from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Maximise your earning and career potential by developing the strategic insight, technical acumen and actionable knowledge to succeed in a rapidly changing world, with a tailored professional development pathway culminating in a prestigious certificate issued by a world-leading university.

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Beth Porter

Co-founder, President, Chief Operating Officer
Beth Porter is co-founder of Esme Learning and founder and CEO of Riff Analytics. A former VP at Pearson Education and edX, Beth’s highly sought-after expertise stems from a deep passion for education and desire to provide the highest quality tech-enabled learning experiences. Beth has led pioneering research and developed products that transform online teaching and learning, including driving the Open edX initiative at edX and architecting the original Texas OnCourse program. Her engagements in higher education include researcher and lecturer at the MIT Media Lab and Boston University Questrom School of Business.

David Shrier

Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer

David is a globally recognized thought leader in technology and educational innovation, serial entrepreneur, and author. The portfolio of digital classes he created for MIT and University of Oxford have engaged more than 15,000 innovators in over 150 countries, and revolutionized the model for university short-course offerings.

He is a Professor of Practice (AI and Innovation) with Imperial College Business School, where he directs the Translational AI Lab (TRAIL). David has published six books in the past six years focused on technology disruption, the three most recent of which were published by MIT Press or Little Brown. His latest book, Augmenting Your Career: How to Win at Work in the Age of AI was published by Little Brown in 2021.