We believe in the power of ONE: one individual, one community — united for change. And, Pluralsight One is our vision for democratizing technology skills.
ABOUT OUR JOURNEY
Pluralsight One becomes a reality
We launched Pluralsight One in 2017 to embed social impact into the fabric of Pluralsight and lead the company’s global social impact strategy.
Discover Pluralsight One
From a deep-dive into our partnerships and product offering to a recap of high-impact volunteer opportunities, here are a few recent stories that highlight the progress we’re making against our mission.
Susan has 20+ years of experience as an educator, having taught in grades 1-5, worked as a school and public librarian, and tutored adult learners in Maine and California. In 2014, Susan and her husband, Fritz, created the Onion Foundation, a grantmaking organization with the mission to encourage conservation and stewardship of the natural environment and to promote music and the arts in the state of Maine. Susan also serves on the boards of the Maine Philanthropy Center and Maine Public Radio and Television.
Fritz Onion is a co-founder of Pluralsight, where he served as chief content officer from 2008 to 2014. He is the author of the book Essential ASP.NET published by Addison Wesley, available in both C# and Visual Basic .NET editions, and 'Essential ASP.NET 2.0'. Onion has written several courses and many articles on C++, MFC, COM, and ATL, and was recognized by Microsoft as an MVP for more than 5 years for his contributions to the ASP.NET community. Onion is actively involved in philanthropic initiatives in his home state of Maine. In 2014, he founded the Onion Foundation, a grant-making organization that encourages environmental conservation and promotes music and the arts. He also serves on the boards of Maine Audubon and the Maine Bicycle Coalition.
Monica Skonnard was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts, majoring in Spanish Translation and Latin American Studies, from Brigham Young University. At age 19, Monica served a mission in Santiago, Chile for 18 months, where she experienced the joy of serving, giving back and bringing hope to the world. Monica worked as a Spanish translator/interpreter for several years before choosing to be a full-time mother. Monica has served in many leadership capacities in their church and community. Some of her favorite recent projects include helping homeless families move into new housing, and providing supplies to local refugees. Monica is grateful for the opportunity to be on the Pluralsight One board. She believes deeply in the impact technology, and technology skills, can have on people throughout the world.
Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy
Chris Oliver is the Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Pluralsight, Inc., the leading technology workforce development company that helps companies and people around the world transform with technology. Chris joined Pluralsight in August 2020, overseeing corporate strategy.
CEO and Advisory Board Chair
Aaron Skonnard is the CEO of Pluralsight. Aaron cofounded Pluralsight in 2004 and has since grown the company to more than 1,000 employees and 1,500 expert authors. As CEO, Aaron focuses on business strategy, future direction, product development and strategic partnerships. On a day-to-day basis, he works closely with the entire executive team in different capacities, including recruiting, brand management, marketing, sales, feature planning and content acquisition.