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OpenSesame helps develop the world’s most productive and admired workforces through powerful online learning in every industry. With the most comprehensive catalog of elearning courses from the world’s top publishers, OpenSesame helps global companies every step of the way. In a moment of an increasingly virtual workforce, OpenSesame has added even more Global 2000 companies to its customer base. With over 25,000+ courses, the platform touches all industries in all markets.

About the founders/CEO:

Don Spear is CEO and Co-Founder. Prior to OpenSesame, Don founded BlueVolt.com and led its growth to a leading provider of online Learning Management Systems (LMS) for the manufacturing, construction and service industries. With over 30 years of experience starting, building, and investing in companies, Don also received an MBA from Harvard Business School and served as a former submarine officer.

Josh Blank is General Manager and Co-Founder. He has a rich background in technology, software development and user interface design. Josh co-founded the internet services agency PopArt and also co-founded Portland-based technology company Eleven Wireless. He studied at the University of California reading communication.

Tom Turnbull is VP Partnerships and Co-Founder. He loves the energy and culture of startups and has worked at four, including OpenSesame. Tom earned a juris degree (JD) from the University of Washington, and an MBA from NYU. Tom also has a BA in Philosophy from the University of Puget Sound.

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