Lawrence BairdEducation

MBA, Walden University; BA, Loyola University Maryland


Lawrence Baird has been in online higher education for 11 years and currently works as Executive Director of Operations for Laureate Education Inc. in the Product Strategy, Innovation, and Development division. He began his career in higher education as an enrollment advisor for the EdD and PhD programs at Walden and was promoted to product manager in 2006. Prior to working in higher education, Baird worked in sales and marketing in the software and advertising industries. He lived in San Diego after receiving his bachelor’s degree in communication from Loyola University Maryland. While in San Diego, he worked for a small software company, eHelp Corporation, during the technology and Internet boom of the late ’90s. He earned his MBA at Walden in 2007. Baird lives outside of Baltimore with his wife and twin sons. In his spare time, Baird writes screenplays and designs skateboard and surfboard art.