ExtensionEngine Names Shlomi Dinoor Chief Operating Officer to Lead Development of Innovative Custom Learning Experiences

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Company also named an Eduventures 'Edtech Company to Watch'

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ExtensionEngine, a leading provider of Custom Learning Experiences, today announced it has named Shlomi Dinoor as Chief Operating Officer. The Company also announced several innovative online learning projects with new clients; that it was named a top 'Edtech Company to Watch' by Eduventures; and that Evan Brown has been promoted to Director of Product Management.

In a report released today, ExtensionEngine was featured as an 'Edtech Company to Watch' by Eduventures, the leading research firm focused exclusively on analyzing the forces transforming higher education. According to James Wiley, Principal Analyst, Eduventures, “ExtensionEngine allows institutions to bring together different systems to support the development of distinctive, high quality online courses. Online courses are now a commodity. ExtensionEngine helps an institution develop courses more attuned to mission and the characteristics and preferences of particular departments and programs, as well as adapt to future technologies and techniques.”

Prior to being named Chief Operating Officer, Shlomi Dinoor served as Principal at ExtensionEngine, managing ExtensionEngine’s work with HBX, Harvard Business School’s innovative digital learning initiative (http://hbx.hbs.edu/?utm_source=pr&utm_medium=press_release&utm_campaign=extension_engine), and as an Entrepreneur-In-Resident, focusing on new service and product initiatives. Prior to joining ExtensionEngine, Dinoor held senior-level engineering and product roles at Energy Points, CyberArk Software, and CA Technologies. He has received numerous awards including HBS New Venture Competition finalist, Dell Social Innovation Challenge finalist (placing third out of 2,600 global participants), and MassChallenge finalist.

“Clients love Shlomi. Developers love Shlomi. He innovates, he challenges, and he’s an inspiring leader. This is why we’ve asked him to lead our delivery team,” said Furqan Nazeeri, Partner, ExtensionEngine. “Shlomi is someone who has managed technology teams at scale, and his experience will be important as we continue to grow.”

“We are fortunate to be at the forefront of custom learning experiences at ExtensionEngine,” said Dinoor. “The number of organizations who have hired us to help them develop custom learning experiences has grown significantly and, with that, we are evolving and adapting. We are a unique company in that revenue growth is not our primary goal, but rather the growth of ideas, of people, and of impact. I am excited to help lead our teams on this unique adventure.”

ExtensionEngine has expanded its client base in 2017 by launching new engagements to create unique and innovative new online learning programs with Life is Good Kids Foundation, Year Up, Art Center College of Design, the University of Notre Dame, AICPA, and others, including a state university, private international university, non-profit consulting firm, and a financial training firm.

About ExtensionEngine
ExtensionEngine develops Custom Learning Experiences, delivering online and blended programs for universities, corporations and not-for-profits. Leveraging the latest advances in learning science and technology, the company takes a comprehensive, unbundled, fee-for-service approach to develop programs that engage learners, encourage collaboration, and increase retention. A privately held company based in Cambridge, MA, ExtensionEngine has launched over 70 programs for more than 40 organizations. To learn more, visit http://www.extensionengine.com.

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