Flatiron School appoints Ron Selvey, Pooja Agarwal to leadership roles
Tech training institution Flatiron School has added two new executives to its leadership team. Ron Selvey has been named chief marketing officer, while Pooja Agarwal becomes chief operating officer. "Ron has deep marketing and tech expertise and Pooja has driven strategy at some of the buzziest startups," said Flatiron School co-founder and chief executive officer Adam Enbar. "We've been on the hunt for leaders who will propel our brand forward in a way that best sets our students and partners up for long-term success. Ron and Pooja are those leaders." Mr. Selvey has more than 15 years of experience transforming data-focused companies in the digital space. He most recently served as vice president of marketing operations and growth strategies at Mindbody. In his new role, he will lead Flatiron School's brand and performance marketing, customer lifecycle and brand communications. "I'm thrilled to join a team that's so committed to making real change in education and people's lives," said Mr. Selvey. "Flatiron School is synonymous with tech and coding education, but, more importantly, it helps students elevate businesses, innovate and change the world." Ms. Agarwal is a sales professional with more than 10 years of experience in leadership at retail, beauty and fashion companies. Her last role was as chief operating officer at Birchbox, and she has held senior roles at Gilt Groupe and Puma. As COO, she will be responsible for all Flatiron School’s student activities, including admissions, instructor relations and career coaching and services. "It's more critical than ever to keep pushing boundaries and redefine traditional education models," said Ms. Agarwal. "Flatiron School teaches students actual, tangible skills that set them up for successful careers and futures. I'm excited to join this already best-in-class team."