OTTAWA, ON- February 8th 2011 – e-academy Inc. is pleased to welcome Richard White as our new Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Richard will be responsible for managing the day to day activities of areas such as: R&D, Customer Care, IT and Operations.
On his new appointment, Richard commented, “e-academy is at the forefront of the electronic software delivery industry with an incredible penetration within the world-wide education market. The company has developed a software delivery solution that is world leading in terms of functionality and scalability. It’s a very exciting time to be joining such a recognized leader.”
e-academy’s President and CEO, Ram Raju, added, “It is a great pleasure to have Rick on board during this crucial juncture for e-academy Inc. as we expand our global footprint. Rick’s experience and leadership will be of great value as e-academy develops new products and services for the global digital content market.”
Brad Brohman, who had been carrying the COO responsibilities along with his new role as VP Marketing and Sales, added, “To have a person of Rick’s caliber join e-academy is terrific and allows the company to focus aggressively on driving forward our many marketing opportunities. I’m thrilled Rick has joined the team.”
About Richard White
Richard has more than 30 years of experience in technology companies. He was formerly CEO of Elliptic Technologies, Solidum and Accelerix and acted as contract CEO to Intelligent Photonics Control and Spectalis. Richard began his career as a semiconductor engineer during the early days of Mitel and moved on to a variety of senior management roles with NovAtel Communications, Extreme Packet Devices and Enhance Systems. He has also provided consultant services to a number of technology companies, including Seaway Networks, Wavesat and Ad Opt. Richard hold a B. Eng Electrical Engineering from Carleton University and an Executive MBA (PMD06) from Harvard.
e-academy Inc. is the global leader in software delivery solutions for the worldwide education market. Over 30,000 academic institutions trust e-academy to manage and distribute software to their students, faculty and staff. The company distributes software in over 100 countries and provides customer service in multiple languages.