Smartly Institute History
We value where we've been—our foundation in building a new and exciting future of business and management education.
|2013||Pedago was founded in 2013 by Tom Adams, Alexie Harper, and Ori Ratner with a mission to change how we all learn.|
|2014||Pedago created Smartly in 2014, inspired by a desire to bring Active Learning practices to the educational technology sector that's dominated today by passive learning approaches.|
|2016||In 2016, Smartly launched its Master's of Business Administration (MBA) degree program and accepted its first cohort of MBA students.|
|2017||In 2017, Smartly accepted the first cohort into its Executive MBA degree program.|
|2018||In 2018, Smartly became "Smartly Institute."|
“We’re passionate about expanding access to impactful education here at Smartly, and we believe that a free, high-quality MBA is an important step in this journey.” - Alexie Harper, co-founder and CPO