Oakland, CA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013
Education Pioneers, a national nonprofit organization committed to transforming education, announced today that Mike Fox, Director of Global Vertical Marketing at Facebook, joined its National Board. Fox brings a wealth of experience at a time of significant growth for Education Pioneers.
“We are excited to have Mike join our board and contribute his extensive skills and experience with marketing, strategy and scaling organizations as we execute our strategic plan,” said Gale Mondry, Board Chair of Education Pioneers. “He is committed to Education Pioneers’ mission, vision, and work to transform our nation’s education system and will be an invaluable contributor to our National Board.”
In addition to his passion for the mission of Education Pioneers, Fox has broad industry experience leading growth in all sectors of the marketing ecosystem. Prior to joining Facebook, Fox was Vice President of Strategic Integration at CNN, managing a team that developed multi-platform advertiser sponsorships across CNN, Turner Broadcasting, and Time Inc. properties. Fox began his career in advertising on the agency side, working primarily with luxury brands; following that, he took a role as Marketing Manager at Sony Electronics, and then as Director of Marketing for the Snapple Beverage Group. As one of Facebook’s first thousand employees, Fox has deep experience in strategies and leadership for growth-minded marketing. He is currently the Director of Global Vertical Marketing at Facebook and holds a BA in Sociology from Syracuse University.
In this well-rounded career in marketing, Fox has seen firsthand the importance of education in every corner of the business world. “Great people can do anything with their careers, and it’s important that they see education as a key industry for meaningful work,” said Fox. “The work that Education Pioneers does to bring more top people into education leadership and management roles is critical. I’m thrilled to bring my expertise to support Education Pioneers.”
About Education Pioneers
Education Pioneers mobilizes and prepares a national network of talented leaders, managers and analysts to accelerate excellence in education and transform our education system into the best led and managed sector in the U.S. economy.
More information about Education Pioneers can be found at http://www.educationpioneers.org.