Cindy Yates joins Schoolwires® as Vice President of Sales
State College, Pennsylvania, May 1, 2012 – Cindy Yates has joined Schoolwires as Vice President of Sales, bringing more than 20 years of experience in the education and educational technology sectors as well as strong leadership skills and business acumen.
In her new role, Ms. Yates is responsible for leading the Schoolwires sales teams to meet revenue goals and grow market share, and for helping to guide the direction and vision of Schoolwires in conjunction with the product and marketing teams.
Previously, Ms. Yates held executive positions at Thomson Learning (now Cengage), Pearson, eInstruction and most recently, Kaltura, where she led the global EDU sales team and partner and reseller engagement worldwide.
In addition to sales leadership responsibilities, Ms. Yates brings deep experience in developing customer-oriented product solutions with creative product marketing and in furthering board and investor relations. She also has firsthand experience of how emerging technologies can translate into definable results for education entities, educators, and students.
Ms. Yates holds a B.S degree in Business with a minor in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Executive Leadership credentials from Georgetown University.
“Cindy has an impressive track record of developing and leading efforts to drive market share, and exceeding sales, revenue and profitability goals,” said Christiane Crawford, Chief Executive Officer and President, Schoolwires. “Her proven skills in these areas and her experience in the education market make her exceptionally well qualified to drive increased market share for Schoolwires and enhance our position as a technology innovator and leader.”
Schoolwires, Inc. provides a suite of technology products and related services to more than 1,300 educational entities, including K-12 school districts and schools in the United States and China. The company’s technologies are designed to foster community, student, teacher and parent engagement in the classroom, locally and internationally. Its solutions include an integrated website and content management system, a safe social learning and networking system, and an enterprise technology platform. Schoolwires brings together a district’s essential technologies, information, and content to effectively engage the K-12 community in support of district and student success. The company currently serves an estimated 10 million users and has been recognized as one of the top privately held education companies for the fifth consecutive year by Inc magazine.
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