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Daniel Rosensweig


Mr. Daniel Rosensweig serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer at Chegg. He also serves as an Strategic Advisor at GSV AcceleraTE. He served as President & Chief Executive Officer at ZDNet. Mr. Dan Rosensweig is a Co-Founder at Colgate's Entrepreneurs of New York Fund. A tireless advocate for better student outcomes, Dan Rosensweig, joined Chegg to disrupt the fragmented $1 trillion U.S. education market. Leveraging Chegg's popularity with students, Dan and his team have transformed Chegg into a force for positive and sustaining change in higher education. As Chairman and CEO of Chegg, Dan commits the company to fulfilling its mission of putting students first and helping them save time, save money and get smarter. Under Dan's direction, Chegg has become the Student Hub, a connected learning platform that brings together people who want to learn with the tools and resources that accelerate the achievement of their educational goals and improve their outcomes. Prior to Chegg, Dan has also served as CEO of Guitar Hero, COO of Yahoo!, and CEO of ZDNet. Dan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Hobart and William Smith College in Geneva, New York. When Dan isn't attending a Springsteen concert or enjoying quality time with his wife and two daughters, he sits on the Board of Trustees of Colgate University, the Board of Directors for Adobe Systems, Rent-the-Runway, Birchbox, Fender Guitars, and the Advisory Board of the non-profit He also served as Senior Advisor at TPG Capital. He served as Board Member at

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Daniel Rosensweig Investments (9)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Cluster (Technologies) 08-Mar-2019 Seed Round 00.00 Human Capital Services Startup 000000 0000000000
000 00000 24-Jan-2017 00000 00000 0000 Publishing Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
0000000000 (00000 16-Sep-2015 00000 00000 000.00 Asset Management Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
000 00000 30-Nov-2014 00000 00000 000.00 Media and Information Services (B2B) Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
000 0000 19-May-2014 0000 00000 00.000 Human Capital Services Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
000 00000 27-Dec-2013 00000 00000 00.00 Publishing Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
00000000 26-Oct-2012 0000 00000 00.00 Internet Software Out of Business 000000 0000000000
Kickstarter 17-Mar-2011 Early Stage VC 000 Financial Software Generating Revenue 000000 0000000000
Comedy World 19-Jun-2000 Early Stage VC 0000 Broadcasting, Radio and Television Out of Business 000000 0000000000
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Daniel Rosensweig Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
BlackJet 05-May-2016 Out of Business Completed
000000 00000 01-Jun-2001 000 00 00000000 Completed
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Daniel Rosensweig Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
Daniel Rosensweig Angel Investor 00 0 San Francisco, CA

Daniel Rosensweig Co-Investors (29)

Name With Exits Lead Partner
Sutter Rock Capital 2 0
Axel Springer 0 0
Capricorn Investment Group 0 0
Investment Group of Santa Barbara 0 0
Renren 0 0
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