Board of Directors

Board of Directors

President and Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board
Gregg Coccari has served as Udemy’s President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the board of directors since February 2019, and as our Chairperson of the board of directors since May 2021. From November 2015 to March 2017, Mr. Coccari served as Chief Executive Officer of Stella & Chewy’s, a pet food company specializing in raw, natural pet foods, before pursuing non-professional interests from April 2017 to January 2019. Before Stella & Chewy’s, Mr. Coccari served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Futuredontics, a provider of dental marketing services and software, from 2010 to 2012, as President and Chief Executive Officer of NetQuote, an online insurance quote marketplace, from 2006 to 2009, and as President and Chief Executive Officer of Teleflora, an online flower delivery network, from 1992 to 2004. Mr. Coccari received a B.S. in psychology from Colgate University and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Chairman of the Board
Director
Eren Bali co-founded Udemy in January 2010 and has served as a member of Udemy’s board of directors since then. Mr. Bali also served as Udemy’s Chief Executive Officer from January 2010 to April 2014. Mr. Bali currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Carbon Health, a technology-enabled healthcare provider, which he co-founded in October 2015. Mr. Bali serves on the boards of directors of various private companies. Mr. Bali received a B.S. in computer engineering and mathematics from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Director
Heather Hiles has served as a member of Udemy’s board of directors since August 2020. Mx. Hiles currently serves as the managing partner of Black Ops Ventures, a seed-stage venture firm funding Black founders. Mx. Hiles previously served as the founding Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer of Calbright College, an online community college focused on preparation for jobs in the technology industry, from January 2019 to March 2020. Prior to that, Mx. Hiles was the Deputy Director of Postsecondary Success Solutions at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on fighting poverty, disease, and inequity around the world, from October 2016 to November 2017. Mx. Hiles previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Pathbrite, a digital portfolio platform used by colleges and universities, from their founding of Pathbrite in February 2012 until Pathbrite’s sale to Cengage Learning in November 2015. Before that, Mx. Hiles served as Chief Executive Officer of SFWorks, a nonprofit they founded that trained and placed people on welfare into living-wage jobs, from 1997 to 2001. Mx. Hiles currently serves on the boards of directors for several private companies, including Black Girls Code. Mx. Hiles received a B.A. in development studies and ethnic studies from the University of California, Berkeley and an M.B.A from Yale University.
Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Member of the Audit Committee
Jeffrey Lieberman has served as a member of Udemy’s board of directors since February 2015. Since 1998, Mr. Lieberman has worked at Insight Partners, a private equity and venture capital firm, where he currently serves as managing director. Mr. Lieberman previously served on the boards of directors of HelloFresh SE from 2014 to 2021,  Qualtrics International from 2017 to 2019, Shutterstock from 2007 to 2016, Mimecast from 2012 to 2020, and Cvent from 2011 to 2016. Mr. Lieberman received a B.S. in systems engineering and finance from the University of Pennsylvania. 
Lead Director
Member of the Compensation Committee
Director
Lydia Paterson has served as a member of Udemy’s board of directors since December 2019. Ms. Paterson is currently the Chief Financial Officer of OLX Group, a global online classifieds marketplace and a subsidiary of Prosus. Prior to that, Ms. Paterson served as the Vice President, Global Finance and Corporate FP&A for PayPal, an online payments company, from August 2012 to May 2016, and in various finance executive roles at eBay, a multinational e-commerce platform, from March 1999 to August 2012. Ms. Paterson currently serves on the boards of directors of several private companies. Ms. Paterson received a B.B.A. from Simon Fraser University.
Chair of the Audit Committee
Natalie Rothman has served as a member of Udemy’s board of directors since May 2022. Ms. Rothman is currently Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer of Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider. Prior to joining Advance, Ms. Rothman served in a series of ascending human resources leadership roles at PepsiCo from 2006 to 2016. Ms. Rothman previously worked as an employment attorney with the law firm Brown Raysman from 2003 to 2006. Prior to that, she served in recruiting and talent management roles with The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. from 2001 to 2003 and Gundersen Partners, LLC, from 1995 to 2000. She currently sits on the boards of the Advance Auto Parts Foundation, the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce and the Human Resources Advisory Board for the Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University. Ms. Rothman received a B.A. in speech communication and rhetoric from Ithaca College, an M.A. in human resources and international communication from American University, and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Chair of the Compensation Committee