Lexia Names Yukun Harsono as Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations

Harsono brings a balanced expertise in defining strategic direction and enhancing operational efficiency within mission-driven companies

Lexia, a Cambium Learning Group brand, has announced that Yukun Harsono has joined the company as its Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations. In his new role, Harsono will lead Lexia’s Strategy, Operations, Business Systems, and Program Management teams.

Harsono has more than two decades of experience in guiding companies through significant business transformation, fostering new growth and enhancing operations management. He has a track record in spearheading strategic initiatives and change management across diverse sectors and complex environments.

In his prior roles at Pearson and Elsevier, Harsono effectively led digital transformations and operational enhancements, by focusing on both the formulation and execution of strategies. Harsono has also driven successful changes that align businesses with new market demands. This experience has uniquely shaped his capability in leading strategy and operations for organizations that are growing within dynamic and evolving market landscapes.

“Yukun’s expertise in managing high-performing teams that are both diverse and geographically distributed makes him a perfect fit for our organization,” said Lexia President, Nick Gaehde. “We’re excited to have his strategic acumen and dedication to operational excellence supporting us as we continue to grow.”

“Lexia’s incredible offerings are at the forefront of literacy learning, helping educators use proven, evidence-based practices to teach reading and accelerate learning,” said Harsono. “I’m committed to drawing on all the insights I’ve gained over the past two decades to build on the excellent work that’s already been done in working with educators to help students of all abilities achieve.”

Harsono holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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