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David Cortese

Chief Digital Information Officer

David Cortese

David's Biography

David Cortese was named Chief Digital Information Officer (CDIO) in April 2024. In this role, David is responsible for McGraw Hill’s digital experience and innovation strategy, including IT, customer experience, digital product management and engineering, cybersecurity, AI, and data, analytics and insights.

David has over 30 years of experience in a variety of technology and operational leadership roles and joined McGraw Hill from Influential, where he served as Chief Digital Officer, overseeing enterprise product and engineering teams and AI solutions for the leading influencer marketing firm. Cortese also served as Chief Commercial Officer at Simbe Robotics, where he led product development for Simbe’s AI-driven subscription data services, and has held a variety of technology leadership roles at Advantage Solutions, ComScore, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Accenture.

David has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.