Carl Thorne-Thomsen

Fractional Product & GTM Leader

Accomplished product leader with deep experience in the full-stack of bringing digital products to market: product management, design, user research, marketing, enablement, and sales // McCombs MBA, Civitas Learning, and Teach for America alum.

Carl Thorne-Thomsen



  • Civitas Learning

    Civitas Learning

    Regional Vice President & Senior Product Manager

    Jun 2015 - Dec 2022

    • Developed and owned long-term product strategy for core analytics solution to achieve product-market fit
    • Managed multiple product initiatives, and helped scale products 1->N as well as launch 0->1
    • Responsible for all parts of go-to-market: product management (5+ years in PM seat, managing a portfolio of 5 products), design, user research, marketing, enablement, and sales
  • Teach for America

    Teach for America

    Campus Instructional Coach, Math Department Chair, Algebra and Geometry Teacher, and Head Tennis Coach

    Apr 2011 - May 2014

    • Teacher of the Year, Coach of the Year
    • As instructional coach and department chair, established support plan for 10-teacher math team, and case management system for at-risk students
    • As teacher, produced 85% student pass rate on end-of-course test, as compared to average state rate of 67%
    • Increased tennis team participation from 7 members to 28 members; led team to Regionals for first time in five years

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