About Robert Batten, CEO

Robert Batten CEO

Robert Batten is Chief Executive Officer of The Princeton Review® and Tutor.com, two of the world’s largest and most innovative education services companies.

As an edtech leader, Bob has a track record of building and deploying education products and services that drive exceptional student outcomes. Before becoming CEO, Bob worked at Cengage Group. He led the launch of Cengage Unlimited, a first-of-its-kind affordable solution for higher education students, and he scaled the growth of ed2go, a leading workforce skills business. Prior to that, he drove digital innovation for technology and telecommunications companies during his tenure at the Boston Consulting Group.

A lifelong learner with deep roots in academia, Bob has a passion for teaching and a history of people development.

Bob holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a PhD in chemical engineering from Princeton University.

About The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review® is a leading tutoring, test prep, and college admissions services company. Every year, it helps millions of college- and graduate school–bound students as well as working professionals achieve their education and career goals through its many education services and products. These include online and in-person courses delivered by a network of more than 4,000 teachers and tutors; online resources; a line of more than 150 print and digital books published by Penguin Random House; and dozens of categories of school rankings. Founded in 1981, The Princeton Review is now in its 43rd year. The company’s Tutor.com brand, now in its 24th year, is one of the largest online tutoring services in the U.S. It comprises a community of thousands of tutors who have delivered more than 26 million online tutoring sessions. The Princeton Review, headquartered in New York, NY, is not affiliated with Princeton University. For more information, visit  PrincetonReview.com and the company's Media Center. Follow the company on X (formerly Twitter) @ThePrincetonRev  and Instagram @theprincetonreview.

About Tutor.com
Since its incorporation in 2000, Tutor.com has delivered more than 26 million online tutoring and homework help sessions to students. The company's more than 4,000 vetted and qualified tutors provide learning assistance that is available 24/7 in a wide variety of subjects. The company's mission is to instill hope, advance equity, and catalyze achievement in schools and communities. Headquartered in New York City, Tutor.com is an affiliate of The Princeton Review, an education services company not affiliated with Princeton University. Follow Tutor.com on X (formerly Twitter) @tutordotcom, Facebook @TutorDotCom, and LinkedIn @Tutor.com.


Updated May 2024