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Osman Rashid

Co-Founder and CEO, Kno

Osman Rashid serves as the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Kno, where he develops the company strategy and products that make learning engaging, effective, and social for students. As a serial entrepreneur, Osman has started and held key positions at a number of successful companies, including ATIO Corp, Gravitywell, Chordiant, and Chegg. As the founding CEO of Chegg, an innovative textbook rental company that has saved college students more than $400 million dollars, Osman grew the company twenty-five fold since its launch and turned it into a scalable operation. Ernst & Young named Osman the 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year for the coveted Northern California region. Mike Maples, an early investor in Digg and Twitter, has said that Osman Rashid is a world-class entrepreneur with the courage to be non-consensus and the right Jedi moves to pull it all off.