John Nester has over 30 years of executive, financial, and operational expertise. He is currently the founder, President, and CEO of MARKETview Education Partners and serves as an investor, advisor, and board member of several education technology companies. From 2004 through 2015, John served as the President and CEO of Royall & Company, the industry leader in strategic, data-driven direct marketing and advisory services to traditional colleges and universities with over $100MM in revenues. Throughout his career, he has focused on entrepreneurial, high-growth companies with a particular focus on marketing, data and analytics, and education technology businesses. John currently serves on the Board of Directors of Blueprint Education.