In April of 2017, Clark Gilbert became the first president of BYU-Pathway Worldwide, a global education organization with over 40,000 students in more than 50 countries across the globe. BYU-Pathway Worldwide brought online learning and local gathering to over 500 centers around the world in an effort to dramatically disrupt the model of traditional higher education.
Gilbert previously served as the 16th president of Brigham Young University – Idaho, a university focused on teaching and access in higher education.
Prior to his educational leadership, Gilbert served as the President and CEO of the Deseret News, helping lead the more than 100-year-old media company through its transformation to digital. His creation of the high growth Deseret Digital Media subsequently earned Gilbert multiple awards as an industry leading media innovator.