John Levisay Named to Denver Museum of Nature & Science Board of Trustees

DENVER – July 28, 2014 – The Denver Museum of Nature & Science, the region’s leading resource for informal science education, announces the addition of John Levisay to its Board of Trustees.

“John’s energy and enthusiasm are contagious, and his innovative spirit complements our board,” said George Sparks, President and CEO of the Museum. “I look forward to working with him and the rest of the trustees as we launch into the next exciting phase for the Museum in renewing our strategic plan.” 


Levisay is the co-founder and CEO Craftsy, the world’s leading online education destination for passionate hobbyists. In 2014, Craftsy will have more than 4 million course enrollments by students from 180 different countries. Levisay led the company through multiple funding rounds, and in just four years, he helped grow Craftsy from four employees to more than 200. This year, Forbes listed Craftsy at number 19 on their list of America’s Most Promising Companies.


Prior to co-founding Craftsy in 2010, Levisay held executive roles at eBay and He joined eBay in 1999 as head of strategy and business development for eBay Motors, helping grow it into a $14 billion a year global business. Levisay also spent six years at General Electric, graduating with distinction from GE’s Financial Management Program. Levisay graduated with honors in history from Colgate University, and received his MBA from the University of Michigan.


About the Denver Museum of Nature & Science
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science is the Rocky Mountain Region’s leading resource for informal science education. Our mission is to be catalyst and ignite the community’s passion for nature and science. The Museum envisions an empowered community that loves, understands, and protects our natural world. As such, a variety of engaging exhibits, discussions and activities help Museum visitors celebrate and understand the wonders of Colorado, Earth, and the universe. The Museum is located at 2001 Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO, 80205. To learn more about the Museum, visit, or call 303-370-6000. Many of the Museum’s educational programs and exhibits are made possible in part by the citizens of the seven-county metro area through the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District. Connect with the Museum on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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