Chris McCarthy

Chief Executive Officer
Board Member

Chris McCarthy is the Chief Executive Officer of Skillable. Chris joined the company in September 2022, after eight years at Degreed, where he served as CEO from 2018-2021.

Chris led Degreed through a period of significant growth with compound annual revenue growth of 76% and an 800% increase in enterprise value. Over Chris’ time as COO and CEO, Degreed grew from a five-person team to more than 600 employees across six continents, while winning numerous awards for culture and diversity.

Prior to Degreed, Chris was a business unit General Manager at Chegg through their IPO in 2013.

A true east-coaster at heart, Chris graduated from Northeastern University in 2002 before attending Harvard Business School to obtain his MBA. He lives in Park City with his wife, two sports-obsessed boys and his youngest child, a three-year-old Labrador Retriever. For a good time, ask Chris about Boston sports or his views on the future of U.S. Higher Education.

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