About eLumen – Leadership, Staff, Team
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Chief Executive Officer
Chief Technology Officer at eLumen; Director of User Experience, UnitedHealth Group; Vice President of Product Development, Ceridian; Interactive Director, Riley Hayes Advertising. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota.
President of Sales, Marketing, and Operations
Bob was Chief Executive Officer for companies including HalleyAssist Pty Ltd, Asdeqlabs Pty Ltd, and Learning Edge International. Before that he was Director of BusinessBC Pty Ltd and APAC Regional Manager, Blackboard. Bob holds a B.Ed. from Queensland University of Technology.
Chief Financial Officer
CFO or Controller of numerous software companies, public and private; Management consulting for small and midsize organizations. B.A. Philosophy, Macalester College; M.B.A. Management and Finance, University of St. Thomas.
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Information and Technology Resources, Hartnell College; Senior Director and Strategic Architect, San Joaquin Delta College; Solutions Architect, SunGard Higher Education. B.A. English and Philosophy, University of Utah; M.A. Instructional Technology, User Experience Design, Utah State University
Chief Technology Officer
Director of Software Development and Architecture, Sports Engine, a division of NBC Sports; Solutions Architect, Best Buy; Senior Consultant Architect, Daugherty Business Solutions; Director of Software Development, XRS Corporation; Chief Architect, Xata Corporation. B.A. Studio Art, St. Olaf College
Director of Customer Success Manager
Education Technology Consultant, Metiri Group. B.A. Human Development and B.S. Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego; Ph.D. Education, University of California, Irvine
Director of Product Management
Director of Product Delivery, Learning Objects; Author, EMC Paradigm Publishing; Founder and Consultant, Matrikulate; Senior Product Manager: Assessment Platforms, Instructure; Director of Academic Strategy, ExamSoft; Product Manager, Blackboard. B.A. English, Texas State University; M.Ed. Management of Technical Education, Texas State University.
Director of Software Development
Enterprise Agile Coach, UnitedHealth Group; Lead Scrum Master, Target; Senior Agile Scrum Master, Be The Match; Scrum Master and Manager, Ceridian; Boston Scientific; Intel Corp. M.B.A. Finance and Operations, University of Notre Dame – Mendoza College of Business; B.A. History, Earlham College
Director of Solutions Engineering
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Mexico, Director of Technology Strategies; Director of Digital Storage Technology and Management; Director of Educational Technology. He also worked as a Solutions Engineer for Blackboard LATAM and Blackboard NAHE. Jorge holds a B.S. Information Systems Engineering and an M.A. Information Technology Administration, both from ITESM
Director of Customer Success & Solutions Engineering
Manager of Learning Design, University of Adelaide; Senior Instructional Designer, Flinders New Venture Institute; Learning Designer (AdelaideX), University of Adelaide; Solutions Engineer, Blackboard; Client Relationship Manager, NetSpot. Kahiwa holds a B.A. in Spanish from Victoria University of Wellington; B.C.A. Marketing and Commercial Law, Victoria University of Wellington; Cert IV Training and Assessment; MEval (in progress), University of Melbourne.
Business Development Representative
Business Development Representative, eLumen; Director Client Success, Area9 Lyceum; Executive Director Executive Partnerships, Pearson; Business Development Manager, Pearson; Solutions Architect, Pearson; Digital Solutions Manager, Cengage Learning; Field Sales Representative, Cengage Learning
Georgia State University, 2005, B.A. Marketing and Finance.
Vice President of Business Development
Executive Account Manager, ANGEL Learning; Senior Director of Business Development, Blackboard; Regional Sales Manager, K-12, Cornerstone on Demand; Channel Sales Manager, Bostech Corporation. B.S. Industrial Management, Purdue University; M.S. Industrial Engineering, Purdue University.
Peter Van Tienen
Vice President of Business Development, Canada
VP Business Development, Canada, Area9 Lyceum – Adaptive Learning, Edwise.ca – President & CEO – EdTech Consulting, VP Repository Solutions & Strategy, Pearson Inc, The Learning Edge International, General Manager, North America, Director of Solution Engineering, Blackboard Inc, Manager of Academic Technology, Seneca College
Director of Professional Services
Project Manager, Education Planning Initiative, California Community Colleges Technology Center; Director of Admissions and Enrollment, Woodland Community College; Assistant Registrar, Napa Valley College; Graduate Program Coordinator- Physics Department, University of California Davis. B.A. English, California State University, Sacramento; M.A. Education – Educational Leadership, California State University, Sacramento
Senior Customer Success Manager
Instructional Technologist, Hartnell Community College; Instructional Systems Specialist, US Department of Defense; Assessment Specialist/Test Specification Editor, Contractor for McGraw Hill; Faculty, K-12. B.S. Education, University of Wisconsin – Madison; M.S. Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University – Bloomington.
Customer Success Manager
California Community College Faculty member in Communication; member of college-level task force focusing on planning and implementing key strategic initiatives related to curriculum and technological platforms; Director of Forensics Team; Zetetic Inc. Research Analyst; Community trainer. M.A. Communication with emphasis in Educational Technology.
Customer Success Manager
Specialty is in four year university implementations and Data migration; Business analyst. B.A English, M.S. Information Technology (Candidate)
Customer Success Manager
Faculty and Director of ATLAS Program, College of Alameda; Deputy Sector Navigator-Global Trade and Logistics and Director of Center for International Trade Development, Skyline College. B.A. Psychology and Biology, Occidental College; MS, Psychology, University of Phoenix.
Customer Success Manager
Statewide Data Director for the California Community College Chancellor’s Office, Academic Dean, Community College Faculty member in Digital Media, Biomedical Engineer, Research Associate at WestEd and Professional Musician. Dissertation research area: Equity in Transfer for Career and Technical Education Students in the California Community College System.
Twenty years of professional writing experience, including time as a journalist, copywriter, and critically acclaimed novelist. Advanced degrees from Vanderbilt University and Seattle Pacific University.
Director of Marketing
Marketing Manager at RevTrak Inc, Marketing Associate for KrengelTech, Marketing Specialist at Epicor Software. Bachelors in English Arts, University of Minnesota Duluth
Focuses on the implementation of a design system standard and the best experience for our users. Also experienced in front end development. Bachelor of Fine Arts degree graphic design, University of Minnesota.
Test Automation Engineer
Quality Assurance Analyst and Automation Tester, Mediture. B.B.A. Accounting and Finance, East West University.
Over 25 years of experience spanning rapid growth start-ups to large enterprises. Industry experience spans ecommerce, employee engagement and now education technology. Experienced building and supporting global, high-volume applications, including both on-premise as well as cloud-based deployment models. Team-oriented leader, committed to open and honest communication and building a culture of continuous learning.
Senior Software Engineer
Work with agile development teams and other stakeholders to deliver educational technology solutions and products.
B.A. Mathematics and Computer Science
Master of Software Systems
Senior Technical Product Owner
Senior Information Technology Business Analyst, Capella University; IT Business Analyst, T-Chek Systems. M.A. Information System and Technology Management, Capella University in progress; B.A. Music Composition, St. John’s University.
Senior Front-End Software Engineer
Web Developer and Infrastructure Engineer for a large retailer; Software Developer for an Agency Partner; Web Developer and Content specialist for a capital equipment manufacturer. B.S. Information Technology.
Manager of Platform Operations
Mobile Build Engineer, BuzzFeed; CI Engineer, MakeMusic; Application Build and Deploy Team Leader, Medtronic; Build Master, Shavlik Technologies. English, UNLV.
Senior Software Engineer
Full-Stack Developer for a large retailer; Full-Stack Developer for a major health insurance provider; Java Developer for a government contracting agency; Full-Stack Developer for a medical technology company. B.S. in Computer Science
Diverse experience developing software systems including, most recently, a microservice architecture utilizing AWS serverless technologies. Deep understanding and appreciation for agile principles and development processes and has functioned as a development engineer, data modeler, technical writer, project leader and scrum master.
Manager of UX
Director of Product Design, 1517 Media; Director of Curriculum Design, sparkhouse; Director of New Brand Development, Augsburg Fortress Publishers; Director of Curriculum, Faith Inkubators. B.A. English Language and Literature; M.Div. Theology and Theological Studies, Luther Seminary; M.A. Design Management, Savannah College of Art and Design.
Test Automation Supreme
Consultant-QAT, Magenic Technologies.B.S. Computer Science, Metropolitan State University.