Kevin is a highly accomplished senior executive, C-Suite officer, entrepreneur, consultant, and board member with 20 years of success in education, educational assessment, publishing, software, IT, and technology. Leveraging extensive experience in leadership and strategic planning, he is a valuable asset for similarsector companies under $25M looking for market identification, value proposition, marketing strategy, product development, and launch, sales, and growth. His broad areas of expertise include entrepreneurship; startup companies and divisions; general management; business analysis, strategy, planning, and execution; assessment and reporting; market positioning and content messaging; sales forecasting and management; solutions and relationship sales; customer relationship management (CRM); business process engineering (BPR); turnarounds; software development; program management; and investor and industry relations.
In his executive career, Kevin has held leadership positions at Proficiency First LLC (Founder/Managing Director); K-12; Edify Learning LLC (CEO); ACT Aspire LLC (President/CEO); Mango Learning (U.S. CEO): The National Education Association (CIO); and McGraw-Hill (SVP/CTO/New Media). He is a senior education technology executive strategically positioning companies for growth and expansion with proven success in sales, marketing, business development, P&L management, operations, and ERP implementation.
As founder and managing director of an educational assessment and technology consultancy focused on precision marketing and accelerated sales initiatives, Kevin directs brand development and product distribution campaigns in the targeted markets of K-12 learning and assessment as well as in career-development education. For district and school blended-learning programs, he designs and implements unique titles, initiatives, and services to help students attain their academic goals during formal school hours, along with technology-supported education and learning systems available anywhere and anytime. Kevin’s broad experience includes international achievements with mobile technologies for education in India–spearheading ambitious go-to-market breakthrough successes in immersive game-based mobile learning applications for the institutional and consumer education niches. He has also planned and led the successful ownership transition for an educational assessment company renowned for its innovation and growth. As SVP/CTO and new media strategy leader, he took over responsibility for a $1.1 billion segment of a global publisher. He held full P&L responsibility for an $80 million budget and 180 personnel across 64 countries and 37 publications, including Business Week Online.
Kevin’s guiding premise is every child can achieve. This inclusive belief serves as an important driver and career constant that brings not only significant learning opportunities to the widest range of challenged children–but also binds personal satisfaction to all his professional achievements. Kevin obtained a B.A. in Economics from Vassar College. He has served on boards and advisory councils, including for Education World and ACT Aspire.