In Memoriam: John Lewellen (by Yilin Mao, ModernBrain's CEO)

Dec 07, 2023

On November 29, 2023, John Lewellen passed away. He will be remembered as a loving husband, an enthusiastic champion for education, and a visionary leader whose advocacy for ModernBrain shaped the lives of thousands of coaches and families across the world. His dedication lives on in every student he taught, every teacher he trained, and every person he delighted with his stories, empowered with his empathy, and inspired with his mission.

ModernBrain will continue to serve our families under the direction of Yilin Mao, ModernBrain’s co-founder, John’s wife and CEO. We are deeply grateful to John for the indelible, unique, uplifting impact of his life’s work.

John and I founded ModernBrain together and I will continue our vision for the company and John’s legacy. Our ModernBrain team is fully committed to ensuring a seamless transition and we want to assure you we will work diligently to meet your needs and maintain the quality of service you have come to expect. If there is anything you need, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We are committed to gathering stories of John's life from family members, friends, employees, students, teachers, and anybody else who knew John. Whether you met him for a moment or spoke with him for years, your contribution helps keep his memory alive and brings comfort to his loved ones.

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