Bill Triant is vice president for strategic partnerships and investments at Pearson. In this role, he manages Pearson’s relationships with its major strategic partners such as Amazon, Google, and Apple, as well as with education technology companies. He has completed over 40 transactions at Pearson.
Prior to joining Pearson, Bill worked at two private equity firms focused on the education industry, Leeds Equity, where he was an associate, and Hart Capital, where he was a partner.
Bill started his career in the Boston Public Schools, where he taught math and a vocational program focused on business and accounting. Bill serves on the boards of Omega Schools, the Codman Academy Charter School, and the Massachusetts Business Alliance for Education. He received his AB from Harvard and his MBA and masters in education from Stanford.
Bill’s primary interests in education include improving the link between vocational education programs and job placements, encouraging non-cognitive skill development in primary school, and developing new types of credentials that are inexpensive to obtain and identify talent accurately.