Courtney is a seasoned executive with a passion for education, technology and workforce development. In addition to his role at Skillz Academy, Courtney is also the founder and CEO of Torsh Inc., an education technology company and the Founder and CEO of Upriver Solutions Corp. Over a career spanning more than 25 years, Courtney has held senior roles at AOL, Time Warner, and Interactive One. He is an active member of his community, serving on a number of Boards including YouthForce NOLA and Krewe De Nieux. He also serves as a member of the Johns Hopkins School of Education National Advisory Council and is a 2010 CUP Fellow, a fellowship awarded to executives with an interest in public service. Courtney is a graduate of Columbia Law School and Oberlin College.