1750 — Blackboard appoints European marketing director

May 6, 2005 | Conteúdos Em Ingles

Blackboard, a provider of e-learning software for universities and Further Education colleges, has appointed Dave Hayward as Marketing Director for Europe. This appointment has been made prior to the planned opening of Blackboard’s European data centre in Amsterdam in June. The new data centre will provide additional support to Blackboard’s clients in Europe.

Mr Hayward brings a wealth of international experience to Blackboard, with over 10 years experience of marketing positions in Europe for the Oracle Corporation – including responsibilities for establishing e-Marketing in the Netherlands, where Blackboard has based its European Headquarters.

Dave Hayward commented that “This is an exciting time to join Blackboard as the company increases its investment in Europe and seeks to capitalise on the growing market among academic institutions in Europe for e-learning software. Blackboard has helped transform the Internet into a powerful environment for learning and is at the forefront of the move from on-line courses to the creation of a powerful Networked Learning Environment

Mr Hayward is a computer science graduate from the University of Sydney and studied Strategic Marketing at the International Marketing Institute in the Netherlands.


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