Leadership Team

Eric Cantor

Chief Executive Officer
New Mountain Learning

Eric oversees the company’s strategic direction, resource investment, talent management, and key partnerships. In addition to providing executive leadership for NML’s secondary, post-secondary, and career services businesses, Eric’s primary focus has been to build a sustainable platform for growth and value creation, and complete NML’s transformation from a print publisher to a full digital learning solutions company.

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Linda Hein

Senior Vice President and General Manager
Paradigm Education Solutions
JIST Career Solutions

Linda Hein is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Paradigm Education Solutions and JIST Career Solutions. In this role, she directs the development of solutions that improve educator effectiveness and student achievement, while meeting critical client needs in the post-secondary and career readiness markets.

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Mick Demakos

Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer
New Mountain Learning
Executive Vice President and General Manager
EMC School

Michael (Mick) Demakos is Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer in a dual executive role for New Mountain Learning (NML). Mick is the EVP and General Manager responsible for EMC School, NML’s K-12 division that offers curriculum and innovative online learning solutions to the K-12 market, primarily in World Language Learning and English Language Arts. Mick also serves as Chief Digital Officer for the broader organization, providing guidance and leadership for all NML brands in the area of learning technology and digital solutions.

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