WHO WE ARE

Headquartered in sunny Los Angeles, Student Brands is an education technology company that operates multiple direct-to-student businesses focused on Study Tools, Writing Help, and Literary Research. Our team currently manages 20+ websites and mobile apps in 10+ countries. Given the struggles of today’s Students, our strategic plan includes expanded offerings in Financial Aid and Career Services in the near future.

Student Brands was named one of Los Angeles’s Best Places to work in 2014, 2015, and 2016 by Los Angeles Business Journal. Investing in our team is the best way we can create great content and tools for our Students.

Students Brands was acquired by Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. in 2017, and operates as a standalone subsidiary.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

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NEAL CABAGE

VICE PRESIDENT OF PRODUCT

Neal Cabage is the VP of Product for Student Brands. Neal is a customer-obsessed Product leader, adept at driving objective/KPI aligned outcomes. Mr. Cabage has over 10 years of Product Management experience in E-Commerce, AdTech, and Digital Media, with prior experience as a web developer and startup founder. He’s built and sold two bootstrapped startups. Mr. Cabage is also the Founder of the Product Managers Association of LA (PMA.LA).

SUDHIR KRISHNASWAMY

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Sudhir Krishnaswamy is the CEO of Student Brands. He has served in leadership roles in both venture and private equity-backed technology companies including Paciolan (CTO), Openfield Technologies (CTO), Razorgator (GM, CTO), and Jumpstart Games (CTO). Mr. Krishnaswamy has built multiple offshore operations with more than 200 people . At Jumpstart Games, he built a multi-platform educational 3D MMO world, including the engine that powers School of Dragons from the “How to Train Your Dragons” film franchise. He has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from R.V. College of Engineering, Bangalore.

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