Avi Flombaum Joins Revature as Chief Product Officer
EdTech Industry Veteran and Co-Founder of Flatiron School Joins Revature to Accelerate the Company’s Next Phase of Growth
RESTON, Va., December 10, 2020 – Revature, the largest employer of entry-level technology talent in the United States, today announced the appointment of Avi Flombaum to its executive leadership team as Chief Product Officer (CPO). Working closely with the senior executive team and board of directors, Flombaum will lead the company’s product development strategy and innovation initiatives.
“Avi has dedicated his career to closing the opportunity gap in tech by building scalable solutions that make training and ongoing skills development more accessible. His deep expertise and alignment with our mission make him an excellent addition to Revature’s senior leadership team,” said Ashwin Bharath, CEO and Co-Founder of Revature. “The demand for entry-level technology talent has never been greater, and Revature is well-positioned for continued growth in 2021. As CPO, Avi will focus on ensuring that our products and programs are digitized to meet the growing needs of our enterprise clients.”
Flombaum most recently served as Co-Founder, Dean and Chief Product Officer of Flatiron School, the award winning Coding Bootcamp that helped over 5,000 people learn to code and begin careers as software engineers. As the co-founder of Flatiron School, Flombaum pioneered the Bootcamp model, wrote the curriculum, developed the teacher training program, and built the Learning Management System (LMS), Learn.co. In 2018, Flatiron School was acquired by WeWork and additionally sold 2U a license to the Learn.co platform. Prior to Flatiron, he founded DesignerPages.com, an application created to help tens of thousands of interior designers and architects find and manage design projects.
“Throughout my career, I’ve learned that there is no static approach to developing tech talent – it’s continually evolving and requires experimentation,” said Avi Flombaum, Chief Product Officer, Revature. “I was drawn to Revature because of its business model, which makes technical training available to a wider demographic without tuition or debt. Revature works with some of the best companies in the world, giving our associates a jump start to launching their careers. I’m excited about helping Revature scale by developing a world-class training platform.”