Mr Scott Shireman

Mr Scott Shireman

Global Head, Coursera for Campus, USA

Scott Shireman has over twenty years of leadership experience in higher education with deep experience in international and online education. Prior to joining Coursera, he was an Associate Dean at UC Berkeley where he led multiple programs to train the global workforce and increase access to UC Berkeley for students from around the world. He also previously served as the founding Chief Operating Officer of the Berkeley Resource Center for Online Education, an online education department that worked closely with faculty, schools, and colleges throughout the university to support online innovation and build online degree programs, certificates, and courses; and as the founding Executive Director of New Academic Ventures at Berkeley, a department created to work with faculty, schools, and colleges across UC Berkeley to develop innovative new graduate degree programs in business, engineering, and other disciplines.

Prior to Berkeley, Scott served as the Chief Information Officer at the Kellogg School of Management where he led numerous innovations in teaching and research technology