CHICAGO (PRWEB) August 24, 2018
Bibliotech, a leading digital textbook provider, announced that Sean Devine, former CEO of CourseSmart, a since acquired provider of eTextbooks and digital course materials, will be appointed as its Advisor to the Board of Directors. The appointment will bring additional educational and content expertise to the Bibliotech Board of Directors.
"We are thrilled to have Sean join us as our Advisor to the Board,” said Dave Sherwood, Co-founder, and CEO, Bibliotech. "He is an incredible asset to our team, bringing more than 30 years of experience in education and product development. His experience building online media companies will be invaluable as we continue to innovate on the collection and distribution of digital academic content.”
"I am honored to serve as an advisor to Bibliotech’s Board of Directors," said Sean Devine. "Bibliotech is changing the way students consume and engage with content through their groundbreaking platform."
Background on Sean Devine
Sean Devine joined CourseSmart in 2006 and was responsible for the company’s formation and the development of the product and marketing strategy. CourseSmart was a joint venture of the world’s leading Higher Education publishers including Pearson, McGraw Hill, Cengage, Wiley, and Macmillan. Under Sean’s management, CourseSmart pioneered many of the innovations currently in the market including Inclusive Access which ensures that all students have their important course materials within the Learning Management System on the first day of class and significantly reduced prices. In addition, CourseSmart led the industry in working with College Bookstores to ensure that students were able to purchase digital course material from the bookstore point of sale system. CourseSmart also received may accolades for its analytics platform which helped professors know what students were at risk, enabling early intervention and improving student success.
Before CourseSmart, Sean spent six years as the founding CEO of Safari Books Online, a leading provider of electronic access to technical and business content.
Sean also spent time in leadership positions iBooks.com, Dun & Bradstreet, UMI/Bell & Howell, Ziff Davis and The Thomson Corporation where he was responsible for leading market strategy, product development, and business operations.
About Bibliotech: Bibliotech is an international edtech company with offices in Chicago and London, funded by Oxford Sciences Innovation and the family office of Paul Forster. They offer flexible content delivery models to serve all course material needs on campus including textbooks, journals, monographs, diagrams, faculty slides, and publisher-hosted homework and assessment products. The company’s groundbreaking search engine returns definitions, diagrams, and examples, enabling students to learn and answer assessment questions faster than ever before. Find more information about how Bibliotech is shaping the future of education at https://bibliotech.com