LANDOVER, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions that enable leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality degree programs online, today announced that 2U CEO and co-founder Chip Paucek has been honored as one of the five Highest Ranked CEOs in the U.S. among small- to medium-sized companies in 2014 by Glassdoor, an online career and workplace community. The ranking relies on the input of employees, who provided feedback on Paucek's leadership via Glassdoor's anonymous online review survey.
"This recognition validates my belief that each and every employee is a meaningful contributor in achieving our company's higher mission to forever change the world of education, " said Paucek. "I am honored to work alongside our incredibly talented team of employees who have an unyielding passion to create the world's best online education programs and enable our university partners to reach their full potential."
Paucek received a 97 percent approval rating from 2U employees, ranging from interns to upper management, and joins a prolific list of recognized CEOs, including Spencer Rascoff of Zillow, Brian Halligan of Hubspot and Rick Smith of TASER.
In support of this recognition, 2U's employees created a one-minute video, explaining why they wanted to work at 2U and what it meant to work for a CEO like Paucek. The video can be found here (http://2u.com/about/careers/).
Last December, 2U was ranked among the Top 20 Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work for in 2014. The Glassdoor company review survey includes both quantitative and qualitative questions, designed to capture a genuine and authentic inside look at what it's like to work at particular jobs and companies. The survey asks employees to rate their satisfaction with the company overall, as well as key workplace factors like career opportunities, compensation and benefits, work/life balance, senior management, and culture and values. In addition, employees are asked to describe the best reasons to work at their company as well as any downsides.
2U is currently hiring in Landover, MD (near the Washington, DC area); New York City, NY; Los Angeles, CA and other locations. The company offers a high-energy work start-up environment that's both challenging and fun. Please visit the company's career page for more information: http://2u.com/about/careers or follow 2U on Twitter at @2Uinc or on Facebook at Facebook.com/2u.
About 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)
Founded in 2008 by a team of education and technology veterans, 2U enables leading colleges and universities to deliver their high-quality education to qualified students anywhere. Our cloud-based software-as-a-service platform provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate their students. Our mission is to enable the education our clients provide to reach its highest potential so students can reach theirs. To learn more, go to 2U.com. Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/2u), Twitter (http://twitter.com/2Uinc) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/2u).
Glassdoor is the world's most transparent career community that is changing the way people find jobs and companies recruit top talent. Founded in 2007, Glassdoor offers members the latest job listings, as well as access to proprietary user-generated content including company-specific salary reports, ratings and reviews, CEO approval ratings, interview questions and reviews, office photos and more. Members also have the ability to see Inside Connections™ at particular companies via their Facebook network. In addition, thousands of employers are using Glassdoor's Talent Solutions to support their recruiting and employment branding efforts. Glassdoor is backed by Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Battery Ventures, DAG Ventures, Dragoneer Investment Group and Tiger Global. Glassdoor's mobile app is available on iOS and Android platforms. More information about Glassdoor can be found on the Glassdoor Blog, Glassdoor Talent Solutions Blog and by following the company on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn. Glassdoor.com is a registered trademark of Glassdoor, Inc.
Shirley Chow, Public Relations Manager, 2U Inc.