Jon Kaplan


Jonathan Kaplan

Senior Advisor

Interest Areas

Higher Education Strategy
Strategic Leadership
International Education
Ed Tech
New Funding Models for Higher Education


Jonathan Kaplan, a Senior Advisor at Entangled Solutions, has served in a variety of leadership positions in higher education, business, and the public sector.

Jonathan previously held a number of senior executive positions over a 16-year career at Laureate Education, the leading global higher education company. Most recently, he served as CEO of the Laureate Online division, and President & CEO of Walden University. Earlier in his career, Jonathan served in the White House as special assistant to the President for economic policy under President Bill Clinton, and he practiced law as an associate at Covington & Burling, a leading international law firm.

Jonathan earned an AB cum laude in Government at Harvard College and a JD from the Boston University School of Law, where he served as an editor of the law review. He is a lecturer at Georgetown University in higher education leadership and ethics.