Catherine Whitaker is CEO and Head of Learning at EtonX, a wholly-owned trading subsidiary of Eton College, UK. EtonX’s mission is to create innovative software, pedagogy and high-quality course materials to allow teenagers to develop the skills they need for their future success. Its Future Skills Programme has just launched and features a state-of-the-art virtual classroom where students learn live online in small groups.
Catherine was previously Chief Operating Officer of Knowledge Transmission, an EdTech start-up which created a social learning platform for English language learners. She has a background in educational publishing, having worked at senior level in business development and editorial roles at HarperCollins, CUP and Macmillan. Currently based in London, she has lived and worked in France, the USA and South Africa.