Chad Lovell is the founder and COO of Allclasses. He is an accomplished executive with a strong background in technology, strategic planning, corporate development, project management, finance, and sales. He has a proven track record of identifying innovative business models, new products, and process improvements that drive sustainable, profitable business growth. Like the people he hopes to help with Allclasses, Chad is a learning fiend. He’s used classes to explore Web development, programming, design, analytics, and social media, and has recently discovered writing as a true passion and area of pursuit. Currently Chad’s writing can be found on the Allclasses blog, on Medium, and as a featured influencer on Linkedin. Prior to co-founding Allclasses, Chad was a member of the Corporate Sponsorship Program at Emerson Electric where he worked with the Office of the Chief Executive on acquisitions, new solutions, and platform development before moving on to lead a strategic product architecture overhaul on their flagship control system for the power and water markets. Chad received his M.B.A. in entrepreneurship and innovation from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2009. He is originally from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, where he attended Texas Christian University and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering.