SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., (PRWEB) May 04, 2014
ExecOnline, Inc. – execonline.com – has won the 2014 Return on Education VenturED Award at the ASU+GSV Education Innovation Summit attended by more than 1,800 educators, innovators, policy makers and investors The annual award, given each year by Arizona State University, GSV Advisors, and the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, honors companies for dramatically improving learning outcomes and increasing access to education. ExecOnline partners with elite business schools to enable executives at the world’s great companies to master and apply critical insights for practical solutions.
A panel of Conference Judges honored ExecOnline for its innovation and impact as a new venture company. Stephen Bailey, ExecOnline Founder and CEO, presented at the Awards Dinner on the final night of the Summit – one of only three companies asked to do so out of 250 presenting organizations.
Stephen Bailey, Founder and CEO of ExecOnline said, “In our first six months, ExecOnline has helped hundreds of executives and numerous top-tier companies improve leadership performance, as well as career and business success. We are thrilled that our peers in the vibrant edtech community recognize our accomplishments and ongoing aspirations to increase access to premier business education, improve learning and professional outcomes, reduce costs for learners, provide leverage to business schools, and make sustainable and scaled impact.”
ExecOnline is the first company to take the online university partnership model to the B2B space. ExecOnline allows companies to combine the quality and engagement of in-person development with the scale, integration and measurability of online development. We partner with top business schools to offer large enterprises scalable executive development solutions delivered through an interactive and engaging online platform. ExecOnline has partnered with two top-10 business schools, UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education and Columbia Business School, and has recruited over 40 Fortune 1000 customers. The company is poised for explosive growth in 2014 as we expand our portfolio of top business school partners.
About the Education Innovation Summit
The ASU+GSV Education Innovation Summit attracts more than 1,800 key stakeholders – educators, investors, policy makers, foundation leaders, business leaders, social and commercial entrepreneurs, and philanthropists – in one place to collaborate and drive change, and serve as a launch pad for new ideas and ventures.