Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer
Farnaz designed and built the first version of the NovoEd platform in 2012 at Stanford's Social Algorithms Lab. The project was part of her PhD thesis on collaborative learning at scale, and her research focused on incentives and motivators in online learning environments.
She is passionate about building the next generation of effective, engaging online learning experiences at scale.
Farnaz holds a B.S. in computer science from Sharif University of Technology and an M.S. and Ph.D in management science and engineering; information science and technology from Stanford University.
Recent articles and content from Farnaz Ronaghi
May 17, 2021
How Virtual Onboarding Beats Traditional Onboarding
The global shift to remote work dramatically shifted the way new employees were onboarded, but companies learned an important lesson: Virtual onboarding can be even more successful than traditional onboarding.
February 23, 2021
The Biggest Problems with Remote Onboarding and How to Prevent Them
Effective employee onboarding helps new team members feel like a critical part of your organization and increases their engagement and retention. However, recently it has taken a bit of a twist given the current remote work environment.