I am thrilled to welcome Daniel to our team. He brings an impressive array of experience in executive-level technology positions, as well as a strong background in the distance education industry
Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) January 18, 2008
Leading online education provider Embanet today announced the appointment of Daniel Conrad to the newly created position of Chief Information Officer.
“I am thrilled to welcome Daniel to our team. He brings an impressive array of experience in executive-level technology positions, as well as a strong background in the distance education industry,” said Rick Ness, President, Embanet ULC.
Conrad’s previous posts include, most recently, President of Thomson Education Direct, one of the oldest and largest for-profit education companies in the US, where he served for the past four years.
Prior to that, Conrad held a number of senior positions within Thomson, including SVP and Chief Technical Officer, Delmar Learning Division, following more than 10 years in senior technology roles at other companies.
In the newly created role of CIO at Embanet, Conrad will assume responsibility for the continuing development of Embanet’s IT infrastructure, including course development and technical support.
“Daniel’s expertise in technology issues will be an enormous asset in providing new avenues for growth as a company and in strengthening our technology offering to our clientele, to make us even more competitive in the marketplace,” said Ness.
Founded in 1995, Embanet is a leading, full service provider of online program design and development, marketing, and enrollment and technology support services for postsecondary educational institutions. Embanet works with partner schools to help them develop and expand their online graduate and undergraduate programs and provides superior support services that result in industry-leading graduation rates.
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