Education Technology Start-Up Pathbrite Announces Executive Appointments

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Following the launch of its ePortfolio Platform at SXSWedu, the ed-tech firm adds Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Product Officer, and VP of Sales to lead the company’s growth initiative

Pathbrite, a next-generation ePortfolio platform, today announced the appointment of three key additions to the management team. The executives, Derek Gordon, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, Christopher Gray, Chief Product Officer, and Regan Caruthers, Vice President of Sales, will help extend the company’s reach as the leading ePortfolio platform in the K-12 and Higher Ed markets.

“I am delighted to add such a stellar group of talent to our management ranks,” said Heather Hiles, founder and CEO of Pathbrite. “We’re bringing on board top-tier marketing, sales and product development talent with experience ranging from Thomson Reuters and DigitalThink to PeopleSoft, Symantec, Kno and McGraw Hill, all to help us take our company to the next level.”

Prior to joining Pathbrite, Gordon was a marketing strategy consultant working with brands such as Daylife, Eventbrite, Visage Mobile, Brocade, Rackspace and Cisco. Before his work as a consultant, he served as VP of Marketing for Yield Software, which was acquired by Autonomy / HP; VP of Marketing and Interim CEO of Engage, which was acquired by Spark Networks; Interim CEO and VP of Marketing at Technorati; Senior Director of Marketing Communications at Thomson Learning (now Thomson Reuters); and Director of Communications at DigitalThink, the pioneering e-learning company that had a successful IPO and was eventually acquired by Convergys.

Christopher Gray has led the product development efforts at Pathbrite since September 2011. Before joining Pathbrite, Gray served as a product development and strategy consultant at Symantec where he launched the computer services business, NortonLive. Prior to that he worked as Director of Training for PeopleSoft, and created the online learning platform for Veritas.

Regan Caruthers most recently served as Director of Content Business Development at ed-tech company, Kno, Inc. Prior to that Caruthers served as Director of Business Development at CourseSmart. She also gained valuable experience working in Higher Ed systems for the Office of the Chancellor for both the California Community Colleges and the California State University System. Prior to working for California’s institutional leadership she served as Director of Business Development in the eLearning division for McGraw Hill Higher Education.

Pathbrite ePortfolios are available to any individual for free. To get started building an ePortfolio, simply go to http://www.pathbrite.com. Institutions interested in learning more about the Pathbrite ePortfolio platform and knowledge graph should visit http://www.pathbrite.com/institutions.

About Pathbrite
Pathbrite next generation ePortfolios help individuals and institutions collect, track and showcase achievement of any kind, while the Pathbrite knowledge graph recommends pathways for continuous success through recommendations, goal-tracking and benchmarking. For more information, visit http://www.pathbrite.com.

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