Doug Mesecar

K12 Associate Partner

Doug Mesecar has served in senior operational and policy roles at leading education companies, the U.S. Department of Education, and in Congress. His cross-cutting expertise includes strategy, P&L leadership, revenue growth, executive management, education technology and innovation, partnership development, and public policy.

Doug recently was the Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, for IO Education. In this role, Doug developed and led organizational strategy, including M&A. He also was the product owner for products and services helping educators and leaders develop their knowledge and skills. Previously, he led virtual and blended learning solutions for EdisonLearning, the school services and education technology implementation at Sylvan Learning, and developed mathematics focused products and services at Scholastic Education.

At the U.S. Department of Education, Doug held a number of senior roles, including Deputy Chief of Staff of the Department, Assistant Deputy Secretary for the Office of Innovation and Improvement, and Acting Assistant Secretary for the Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development.