Learnosity VP, Jim Ruddy, appointed to SIIA Education Division Board of Directors


New York,  November 19, 2014 Learnosity, an educational technology company, providing innovative assessment solutions to educational publishers worldwide, today announced that Vice President of Business Development, Jim Ruddy has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) Education Division.

Made up of 21 executives from SIIA member companies that provide educational software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the K-20 sector, the Board brings together selected executives to represent a broad spectrum of interests within the educational technology industry. The new Board members will help develop initiatives and determine the projects, activities, and events the Education Division will undertake in 2015 and beyond.

I am delighted to be joining the Education Division’s Board of Directors” says Jim “and look forward to working closely with my fellow board members to bring innovation and industry best practices to the educational technology industry.

A results-driven executive, Jim Ruddy has over 15 years experience in the education industry and will bring a wealth of experience and insight to the Board. Prior to joining Learnosity he held senior executive roles at both Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Riverdeep; including SVP of Business Development, Chief Revenue Officer and SVP of School Sales. He joins the Board alongside leaders from Intel, Scholastic, Follett Schools, Adobe, Academic Business Advisors, Promethean, Pearson, McGraw Hill Education, Renaissance Learning, HMH and Knovation.

Vice President for the SIIA Education Division, Karen Billings says “We are very pleased to welcome Jim Ruddy to our Board. With his extensive business and leadership experience he will add a valuable perspective to the Board. We appreciate his willingness to serve and look forward to benefiting from his insight and counsel.

About Learnosity  Learnosity is a rapidly expanding educational technology company. The company offers a set of tools and services that allow clients to incorporate powerful interactive assessment into their digital products quickly and easily. Run by a talented group of people who are passionate about transforming learning and assessment, Learnosity is committed to designing market-leading software to allow developers to create exceptional assessment products, make teachers’ lives easier, and above all, instill a love of learning in students. The Company is seeing an annual doubling of revenues, and works with some of the leading names in the Education industry. The Learnosity Toolkit was recently named the Best K-12 Enterprise Solution by the SIIA, and National Champion for Innovation in the European Business Awards. Learnosity has offices in NYC, Dublin and Sydney. For more information contact Learnosity on +353 (0) 1 4498789, info@learnosity.com or visit http://www.learnosity.com.

About SIIA  The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to more than 800 leading software and information companies. The SIIA Education Division serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide software, digital content, and other technologies that address educational needs. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities, and critical market information. For more information, visit http://www.siia.net/education.


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