Penn Engineering has an unwavering commitment to democratizing world-class engineering education. As part of that goal, we strive to create innovative, scalable content and provide a personalized experience to our students.

The Board for Online Engineering Education plays a critical role by drawing together innovators, practitioners, thought leaders, entrepreneurs and experts in online learning, engineering education and technology. The Board provides strategic guidance to help us launch new initiatives and evaluate the effectiveness of ongoing programs.

Richard Forman

  • Chair of the Board for Online Engineering Education
  • Managing Partner, Health Venture Group, LLC

Rohan Amin

  • Chief Product Officer, Chase

Ric Calvillo

  • Chairman at Zeenk

Lance Collins

  • Vice President and Executive Director, Virginia Tech Innovation Campus

Susan Davidson

  • Weiss Professor, Department of Computer and Information Science Department
  • Co-Director, Data Science Program — School of Engineering and Applied Sciences


Bruce Lenthall

  • Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Pennsylvania
  • Advisor on Educational Initiatives to the Vice Provost for Education, University of Pennsylvania
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania

Gayle McDowell

  • Founder & CEO,

Rob Stavis

  • Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners

Priyanka Vergadia

  • Staff Developer Advocate, Google
  • Lecturer, Department of Computer and Information Science

Nancy Wang

  • CEO, Advancing Women in Tech
  • Founder of Penn Engineering Online’s Executives in Residence