David Levin is the president and CEO of McGraw-Hill Education, a leading learning science company.
David Levin is the president and CEO of McGraw-Hill Education, a leading learning science company, and is responsible for the growth and management of its global business. He assumed this role in April 2014.
Previously, David was the chief executive of UBM, a multinational media company headquartered in London. Over his nearly nine years leading UBM, he reoriented the company's business mix toward emerging markets, while growing its U.S. revenues. He also shifted UBM's business models away from print and toward live events and online communities, and renewed the company's culture, fostering an open, collaborative, and social environment. Under his leadership, UBM realigned its portfolio through more than 100 acquisitions.
Before joining UBM, David was chief executive of Symbian Software, a U.K.-based software group that built the operating system to power the first generation of smartphones. Previously, he served as chief executive of Psion PLC, a London-based consumer and business technology company. He also served as chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC and as the president of Institutional Investor, the financial information business. He served for seven years as a non-executive on the Finance Committee of the Oxford University Press.
David holds a bachelor's degree in politics, philosophy, and economics from Oxford University and a M.B.A. from Stanford University.