Jeff Tognola

Jeff Tognola is the Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations and Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Walden University, an institution dedicated to serving the education needs of working professionals and promoting social change. As SVP, Jeff leads Walden’s product, marketing, enrollment, business development and operations organizations to ensure an outstanding end-to-end student experience—from prospect to alumni. Since joining Walden, Jeff has spearheaded the growth of the university’s digital marketing capabilities to effectively deliver a best-in-class end-to-end student experience.

Earlier in his career, Jeff spearheaded the development and marketing launch of Gogo Inflight Internet, the first provider of in-flight Internet and telecommunication services for commercial airlines in the United States. This groundbreaking offering was new terrain for consumers, and Jeff led the marketing efforts for what is now a billion-dollar industry.