Our HQ Team

Meet some of the brains behind our mentorship platform.

Greg Nance

Founder and CEO

Greg's work expanding education access has been recognized by President Obama and the World Economic Forum. He was a Gates Scholar at Cambridge University and a Truman Scholar at UChicago. An avid explorer, Greg has solo climbed Mont Blanc, swam across the Nile River, and run 250km across the Gobi Desert.

Gary Cheng

Senior Advisor

Gary is a serial entrepreneur who has scaled businesses in several sectors including education, media, telecom, and travel. Gary founded Yuanchuan Media Company and led the company to become the No.1 player in China's radio industry. Inspired by his study abroad experience at Blair Academy and Wesleyan University, Gary joined Dyad.com to help build a company that can unlock the potential of students around the world.

Evgeny Pavlov

Product Manager

Evgeny loves building products that help people. He's passionate about science, philosophy, and traveling (22 countries and counting!). When Evgeny's not busy building software, he likes to hike around Shanghai and all the places he visits.

Muhammad Naveed

Full-Stack Web Developer

Muhammad is a programming enthusiast from Pakistan who enjoys talking tech trends, relaxing with friends, and cooking favorite foods to share.

Waqas Khan

Full Stack Developer

Waqas is a PASSIONATE Full Stack Developer who loves solving the most challenging issues. He is a Computer Science graduate from the University of Peshawar and enjoys building his command of numerous programming languages.

Ahmad Saad

Full Stack Developer

Ahmad is a proud native of Abbottabad, Pakistan where he learned to code several programming languages. A sports fanatic, he also enjoys watching movies and playing cricket with friends.

Fazal Manan

UI/UX Designer

Fazal is a UI/UX Designer dedicated to building world class products that users love. Beyond design, Fazal is interested in photography, arts, gaming, and exploring Shanghai.

Tehseen Ullah

Full Stack Developer

Tehseen is a skilled web developer in PHP, WordPress, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Node Js, AngularJs, Express, MongoDB, Laravel, Lumen API, slim API, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, and MySQL. He also loves spending time with his wife and baby daughter.

Our Advisors

We ourselves are mentored by global leaders at the cutting edge of education and technology.

Ed Rensi

Former President and CEO of McDonalds

Mr. Rensi shares his expertise on international operations, team building, scalability and quality control.

Sam Beard

Founder and President of the Jefferson Awards

Sam Beard has initiated and chaired national programs for 7 U.S. Presidents and advises Dyad on government relations and social impact building.

John Morrison

Former President at the Association of American Rhodes Scholars

Mr. Morrison advises Dyad on British universities and scholarships.

Honorable Tidal McCoy

The former Secretary of the U.S. Air Force

Secretary McCoy provides insight on technological innovation and international management.

Annie Zhou

Founder & Managing Director of Universal Pacific Advisors

Ms. Zhou advises Dyad on partnership development.

Martin Bloom

Chairman of ReneSola

Mr. Bloom advises Dyad on community development, platform building and doing business in China.

Manuel Arriaga

Professor at NYU Stern Business School

Dr. Arriaga is an IT, information systems, electronic process and data mining expert.

Victor Jih

Partner at
O'Melveny & Myers
Winner of the Amazing Race season 14

A Stanford and Harvard Law graduate, Mr. Jih is an admissions and corporate litigation expert.

Dan Kimerling

Principal of Deciens Capital

Mr. Kimerling guides organization-building and venture capital strategy.

Jed Rose

Former Microsoft Product Manager

Mr. Rose is an expert in government relations, community building and expansion.

Leonid Markel

Private equity investor.

Mr. Markel provides insight on expansion strategy, international operations, and user experience.

Andrew Simon

Former Associate at Skadden, Arps

Mr. Simon has worked in admissions at both WashU and NYU Law (his alma maters) and advises Dyad on programmatic best practices.

Jakob Hiller

Strategy consultant at Deloitte MCS in London

A University of Chicago and Oxford alumnus, Mr. Hiller has served as an economic adviser in the UK Parliament and at Morgan Stanley.

William Bao Bean

Investment Partner, SOSV

Mr. Bao Bean advises Dyad on market strategy and scalability.

Josh Sommerfeld

Bain Capital Ventures

Mr. Sommerfeld helps guide business development, strategy, and venture financing.

Sarah Steinberg

Former Executive Vice Provost of Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Steinberg advises Dyad on university relations and international admissions strategy.

Charles Lipson

Director of Undergraduate Political Science Studies at the University of Chicago

Professor Lipson advises Dyad on academic integrity and mentorship quality.

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