Moshiur Russ Tarafdar

Chief Technology Officer

Moshiur is a versed technologist with 18 years of hands-on and management experience in developing technology solutions with a particular focus on the education industry. Before joining the Noodle family, he co-founded and served as Chief Technology Officer at Story2. Under his leadership the company transformed an offline storytelling based college admissions essay business into a seamless and integrated online experience, significantly increasing company exposure and business volume. Story2 was selected for the Techstars accelerator program, invested in by Kaplan, and named one of the "10 EdTech Companies You Need to Know About" by Forbes.

Prior to Story2, he was the Director of Application Development at 2U, where he led a large team of engineers in developing cutting-edge web and mobile applications to facilitate higher-ed online education, Chief Technology Officer at Unigo, and Assistant Vice President at The Princeton Review. At Princeton Review he played an integral part in building learning solutions for grades K-12 and college students. He also managed the development of standardized online test products for SAT, MCAT, and GMAT exams. Moshiur studied computer engineering at Polytechnic University concentrating in VLSI. During his off-time, he is a devoted father of four and an avid camper.