Greg O'Brien, DBA

Chief Operating Officer, Noodle Partners

Greg O'Brien is the CEO and co-founder of Noodle Education, a business that seeks to simplify and democratize the school search process, from K through 12 schools, to college, grad school, and code academies. Previously, O'Brien was CEO of two $100MM+ revenue digital marketing firms. Earlier in his career, O'Brien was an investment banker, focused on media and marketing services. He has a BS from Cornell University and an MBA from New York University.


  • DBA New York University


Courses with Greg O'Brien

Fall term 2017

Digital Marketing: Foundations and Framework for Success

Marketing is becoming digital marketing, with digital ads (as a function of all advertising spending) growing at roughly 15-20 percent annually, and set to take over broadcast television (share of eyeballs and ad dollars) in the next few years. This course teaches students the foundation elements of digital marketing—from media mix and channels to techniques and economics.

Spring term 2018

Digital Media and Advertising Strategy

Gone are the days when marketers could rely on having a captive audience. With the proliferation of digital media, consumers have more choices than ever. Marketers must remain nimble as the opportunities to reach consumers digitally evolve and expand.