Luke Sophinos

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Chief Executive Officer & Founder, CourseKey

Luke Sophinos is CourseKey’s Chief Executive Officer. In the past decade, he’s founded two companies, raised millions in venture capital, and worked at a seed-stage investment fund. 

Luke was selected for Peter Thiel’s (Founder of PayPal/First Investor in Facebook) mentorship program for entrepreneurs, the Thiel Fellowship. Collectively, companies created by Thiel Fellows are worth more than $3B. Sophinos was also recently named a top thirty emerging entrepreneur in the United States by Inc. Magazine and named to the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. 

Luke holds two location-based technology patents and serves as a board member for the Zahn Innovation Business Incubator at San Diego State University.