Please join the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship, along with the Scheller College of Business, the Center for 21st Century Universities, and the GT College of Computing, for a talk from David Levin of McGraw-Hill Education.
David Levin is the president and CEO of McGraw-Hill Education, a leading learning science company, and is responsible for the growth and management of its global business. Since joining McGraw-Hill Education in April 2014, David has led the transformation of the company from a traditional textbook publisher to a learning science company with a vision of unlocking the full potential of each learner through an approach focused on:
- An open ecosystem to foster a seamless learning experience
- Robust and proven content to support individual learning goals
- Adaptive technology for personalized learning and
- Data and insights to drive decisions.
Under his leadership, McGraw-Hill Education has moved to combine the science of learning with the art of teaching, harnessing technology in order to enhance learning inside and outside of the classroom and deepen connections between students and teachers. David is committed to renewing the company's culture, fostering an open, collaborative and social environment.
Previously, David spent nine years as the chief executive of UBM, a multinational media company headquartered in London. During that time, he repositioned the business and shifted its focus to live events and online communities and away from its legacy magazines. Before joining UBM, David was chief executive of Symbian Software, the software group that built the operating system to power the first generation of smartphones.
David holds a bachelor's degree in politics, philosophy, and economics from Oxford University and a M.B.A. from Stanford University. He is a frequent speaker on educational issues and the transition from analog to digital.
Levin will speak at Georgia Tech's IMPACT Speaker Series on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.
About the Impact Speaker Series:
Since 2002, the IMPACT Speaker Series has brought highly successful business leaders from a variety of industries to campus to share their experiences and give advice to students and other entrepreneurs on topics ranging from "building a venture around intellectual capital" to "successful entrepreneurship in large organizations" and "socially responsible leadership." The weekly series provides Georgia Tech students, alumni, and the Atlanta business community an opportunity to network and learn from successful entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and notable business and non-profit leaders. The lecture series is sponsored by the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship, the Scheller College of Business, the GT College of Computing, and C21U.
The series is free and open to the public, and reservations are not required.