Education Technology Leader Dr. Diana Oblinger Joins Signal Vine's Board of Directors

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Dr. Oblinger brings more than 40 years of higher education experience to Signal Vine's Board of Directors

Dr. Diana Oblinger joins Signal Vine's Board of Directors

Dr. Diana Oblinger, an education technology leader with more than 40 years of experience in higher education, joins Signal Vine's Board of Directors

Signal Vine is excited to add Dr. Oblinger and her expertise, knowledge and understanding of how technology can be positioned to empower higher ed institutions to the team.

Signal Vine, the leading provider of blended SMS communication to students across the education industry, announced today that Dr. Diana Oblinger has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

Dr. Oblinger is an edtech industry expert with deep experience using technology to address higher education’s challenges and opportunities. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Ellucian, the leading global provider for higher education software and services. She is also President Emeritus of EDUCAUSE, a nonprofit association of 2,300 colleges, universities and educational organizations whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology. During her 12 years at EDUCAUSE, she led initiatives on student success, college completion, analytics and learning technologies as well as expanding the organization’s international reach.

Prior to her work at EDUCAUSE, Dr. Oblinger held various leadership positions in technology at the University of North Carolina, Microsoft and IBM. She has also held faculty positions at Michigan State University and the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Brian Kathman, CEO of Signal Vine, shares his excitement following the appointment.

“Signal Vine is excited to add Dr. Oblinger and her expertise, knowledge and understanding of how technology can be positioned to empower higher ed institutions to the team,” said Kathman. “Signal Vine has relied on Dr. Oblinger’s extensive knowledge in the past to facilitate discussions about the important relationship between technology and higher ed leaders. I’m looking forward to continuing our work together.”

Dr. Oblinger notes what she hopes to accomplish as a member of Signal Vine’s Board of Directors.

“I am honored to serve on Signal Vine’s Board of Directors, as the company’s mission is one I have shared throughout my career: to use technology to empower students so they can be more successful,” said Dr. Oblinger. “Signal Vine’s AI-powered technology can help higher ed institutions keep students on track and engaged with personalized, timely communications at scale. I’m thrilled to continue to support this important mission as part of Signal Vine’s team.”

Signal Vine is the leading higher education AI messaging platform transforming how higher education institutions reach, support and engage students throughout their academic life cycles. With more than 50 million student interactions, Signal Vine’s Blended Messaging® personalizes engagement using AI, workflow automation and one-to-one messaging to keep students on the path to success. Signal Vine has been improving enrollment and retention outcomes with a proactive approach across the entire campus and student life cycle.

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