Nate Davis, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at Stride, Inc., is a seasoned corporate transformational leader across industries with a record of improving operations, launching innovative new products and building beneficial relationships with legislative and regulatory authorities.
Mr. Davis, joined the Stride, Inc. Board of Directors in 2009, was named Chairman of the Board in June 2012, and added the role of Chief Executive Officer in February 2018. He joined the company from the position of Managing Director of RANND Advisory Group, a consulting group advising venture capital, media, and technology-based firms. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President of XM Satellite Radio and was a member of the company’s Board of Directors, where he drove growth and innovation as well as improved financial performance and led the company through its merger with Sirius Satellite Radio.
From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Davis was President and Chief Operating Officer, and board member of XO Communications Inc. Mr. Davis has also held senior executive positions at Nextel Communications (EVP, Network and Technical Services), MCI Telecommunications (Chief Financial Officer and various other management positions) and MCI Metro (Founder, President and Chief Operating Officer).
Mr. Davis currently serves on the Board of Directors of Unisys Corporation and the Board of Trustees for RLJ Lodging Trust. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the Washington Boys and Girls Club and the Progressive Life Center, an agency that places foster children in homes in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Washington DC. He also served on the Northern Virginia Roundtable and the Northern Virginia Community Foundation.
With a personal passion for serving children and helping them achieve higher levels of success, Mr. Davis founded the JANDT Foundation to aid minority children in attending private and parochial schools in the Washington, DC area.
Mr. Davis received an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an MS in Engineering Computer Science at the Moore School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS in Engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.