Judah Karkowsky

EdTech Executive



Judah Karkowsky is an EdTech executive focused on investing, M&A, and impactful finance. A father of four, he believes in the long-term impact of quality education. Judah is a managing partner at Leverage Point Group, a management consulting firm which serves leading businesses, government organizations, and not-for-profits. He was formerly the Senior Vice President for Corporate and Business Development at Cengage, where he led a nimble, high-performing team through the successful acquisition and integration of several target companies in the space and the creation of over $50M of incremental revenue for the firm.



Leverage Point Group

Managing Partner

Jan 2022 - Present

Leverage Point Group is a management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, non governmental organizations, and not-for-profits…

Cengage Group

SVP Corporate & Business Development

Aug 2017 - Dec 2021

Lead global role in evaluation of potential acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships, and divestitures through all phases of process including strategy development, screening …

RIDGE-LANE Limited Partners

Venture Partner, Education

Sep 2019 - Sep 2020

As a triple-bottom-line business RIDGE-LANE LP creates global social value by bridging the gap between private companies, investment capital, and government – across the Federal, State, and Local levels…


President, Americas

Feb 2015 - Feb 2016

Joined this technology start-up as its US lead overseeing teams responsible for 80+% of its clients at the critical point of potential market growth, launching several new initiatives to grow product by acquiring or partnering with industry leaders…





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