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New CEO at Pluralsight

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Technology workforce development business Pluralsight has named Chris Walters President and CEO.

Pluralsight has named Chris Walters its new President and CEO replacing Aaron Skonnard who remains with the business in an advisory role.

Walters' expertise is in scaling large software businesses, recently with Avantax, a financial planning and wealth management business, and previously with Activate, The weather Company and Bloomberg.

"Having led multiple companies with significant technology organizations, I understand how important it is for companies to have the technical skills required to execute their strategies. Pluralsight is well positioned to address the critical technology skills gap that so many organizations are facing," said Walters. "I look forward to joining the Pluralsight team and continuing to build upon its legacy as the leading technology workforce development company."

After leading Pluralsight for 20 years, co-Founder and former CEO Aaron Skonnard will transition into the role of Special Advisor. 

"As I reflect on the past 20 years, I am overwhelmed with pride for what we've achieved, from bootstrapping in the early days to becoming a global leader in technology skills development serving millions of individuals and tens of thousands of business customers, Pluralsight's growth and accomplishments have exceeded all of my expectations," said Skonnard.

"I am delighted to welcome Chris to the Pluralsight team and believe his tremendous experience will lead Pluralsight into this next phase of growth, helping the company realize its vision of advancing the world's technology workforce."

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Cheryl Minella, Vice President, Communications
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