FOUNDER & CEO
FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Nt (pronounced EN-tee) Etuk is Founder and CEO of FitGrid, a ground-breaking communication and connectivity platform for fitness communities.
Nt is also Founder and Executive Chairman of DimensionU, creator of the award-winning 3D multi-player educational videogame system that allows students to collaborate and compete globally, with and against each other, while learning critical subjects such as math and literacy. Nt ran DimensionU for years and remains intimately involved with the organization since stepping back to Executive Chairman in late 2012.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur Nt worked with McKinsey & Company and with Citigroup, first in their R&D Group and then in the Office of the President.
In 2013 Nt was welcomed as a member of Crain’s New York Magazine’s 40 Under 40 class. In 2011 Nt led his first company, DimensionU, to earn the 2012 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer Award and was invited to sit on Mayor Bloomberg’s New York City Council on the Technology and Innovation Economy. In 2010 Nt was inducted as a member of the 2010 Henry Crown Fellows class at the Aspen Institute and a member of The Aspen Institute’s Nigeria Leadership Initiative program.
Nt has been honored as “Top Entrepreneur” and a “Silicon Alley One to Watch” by Crain’s New York, was selected by Technology & Learning as one of the 30 Future Leaders of Education Technology, and has been identified as one of Black Enterprise Magazine’s Masters of Technology. He has been featured numerous times in publications such as Forbes, BusinessWeek, and The New York Times, and has been a guest on a number of networks including NBC, CNBC, and Fox, among others.
Nt earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, and an MBA at Columbia Business School where he was a Beta Gamma Sigma graduate, a recipient of the Board of Overseers Fellowship, winner of the Heffernan Award for Outstanding Service, and recipient of the Lang Fund Award for outstanding business ideas.
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