San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013
San Francisco resident Michael Staton has been appointed to the Marcademy, Inc. (http://Marcademy.com/) advisory board. Marcademy is the country’s fastest growing career training schools where up-and coming-marketers, Internet marketers and growth hackers can learn Internet marketing from world-class professionals.
Staton brings more than ten years of professional technology and education experience to Marcademy. Currently a partner with Learn Capital, he is the founder and former CEO of Inigral, the pioneer of social enrollment management technology in high education. It was during his tenure with Inigral that The Gates Foundation made a significant invested in the creators of Schools on Facebook.
"We’re fortunate to have someone like Michael join the Marcademy advisory board," said Tim O’Connor, Marcademy‘s chief executive officer. "He embodies the entrepreneurial spirit that defines Marcademy. The same spirit we hope to instill in each of our students.”
A graduate of Clark University, Staton was declared a top 100 innovator by the Chronicle of Higher Education, and serves on the advisory board of SxSW EDU, the ASU Education Innovation Summit, and the Higher Education Working Group of the American Enterprise.
The Marcademy advisory board is comprised of seven professionals whose backgrounds include technology, education, research and finance. The board will focus its efforts on maintaining world-class academic instruction and curriculum standards.
What’s News at Marcademy: "Test-Drive Online Marketing" Weekend
In addition to Bizapalooza ’13, O’Connor and a team of Marcademy instructors will continue the highly successful “Test-Drive Online Marketing” weekend program on July 27-28 at the school’s San Francisco location. Attendees receive an introductory crash course, learning online marketing basics and experiencing life as an online marketer or growth hacker. Tuition is only $99 and includes:
"The experience was beyond what I could have imagined. I learned so much -- to tell you the truth my brain is still recovering” said Veronica Kim, a recent Marcademy Test Drive Weekend attendee. “Within two days the instructors covered everything from marketing fundamentals to tips on maximizing the incredible array of Internet marketing tools available today.
“More importantly, they took time to understand each participant’s background and were genuinely interested our future. It was a great feeling to walk out of the workshop without “information overload" and a clear agenda of what to do next."
More information can be found at http://marcademy.com/test-drive/.
Marcademy is establishing the “new norm” in how modern marketers enter the work force – with a practical, job-relevant education. As one of the fastest growing Internet marketing education schools for modern marketers, online marketers and growth hackers, the San Francisco-based school’s mission is to narrow the skills gap between traditional higher education learning and the practical skills and hands-on experience today’s employers are looking for. The intensive, 8-week hands-on immersion program is mentored by seasoned marketing professionals and dedicates the majority of learning to developing a portfolio of real projects for real companies. For more information visit http://Marcademy.com/.