Paul Rhyu

Paul Rhyu, Chief Marketing Officer

Paul Rhyu, Stride’s chief marketing officer, has decades of executive experience in marketing, sales, and operations at public and private companies. As CMO, he manages a wide range of functions related to Stride’s marketing strategy, brand management, market analytics, and innovation to drive customer acquisition and brand engagement.

Before joining Stride, Mr. Rhyu served as the founder and managing partner of Rooster Media Services, a consultancy that specializes in marketing, customer acquisition, digital media, and product development.

Mr. Rhyu previously served as senior vice president of digital media and marketing operations at the Apollo Education Group. During his tenure, he managed one of the largest digital media budgets in the world and optimized end-to-end metrics across all digital channels to deliver double-digit growth with double-digit savings.

Mr. Rhyu began his career at the strategy consulting firm Monitor Group, now part of Deloitte’s consulting division. During his 12-year tenure, he became a partner and led strategy engagements for global enterprises in the tech, telecommunications, consumer goods, and automotive industries across Western Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and a master’s degree from Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Paris, France. Mr. Rhyu is also trilingual in English, French, and Spanish having lived and worked in eight countries across four continents.