Promethean Joined By Jim Wynn As Chief Education Officer
on: May 17, 2010, 1:07 pm
Promethean, a world leader in the rapidly growing global
market for interactive learning technology, has announced the
appointment of Jim Wynn to its senior management team as chief
Jim has over three decades of experience in education technology across more than
fifty countries. He joins Promethean from Cisco, where he led their public sector
consultancy for emerging markets, with an emphasis on education. Jim's previous
appointments include head teacher of two secondary schools in the UK where he
pioneered the use of ICT, head of research at RM Plc, and partners in learning lead
for EMEA at Microsoft.
Jim's in depth global experience, both in education systems and serving education
for highly recognised technology players, will further strengthen Promethean's
leading global position in the interactive learning technology market.
Jean-Yves Charlier, chief executive officer of Promethean, commented: "We are
delighted that Jim is joining Promethean. His knowledge of education systems across
the world, together with the benefits technology can bring to learning, will be
invaluable in further shaping Promethean's strategy and continued development of
innovative products for the classroom."
Jim's appointment will help to strengthen Promethean's pledge to bring to life the
promise of 21st century learning, improving engagement and results for learners and
teachers alike through the use of interactive whiteboards and other interactive learning technologies.
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About Promethean - Lighting the flame of learning
Promethean's aim is to unlock the potential of human achievement in education and
training at all ages around the world. It does so by creating, developing,
supplying and supporting leading edge, interactive learning technology and by
encouraging the growth of the world's largest online teacher community in this
The market for interactive learning technology is fast growing and global. In this
market, Promethean is a world leader. Developed for teachers, Promethean's
ActivClassroom brings together its ActivBoard Interactive whiteboard, its learner response
systems (ActiVote and
ActivExpression), and its suite of specialised Activinspire teaching software. They
change how teachers and classes engage and interact, how students learn and how they
are monitored and assessed.
Beyond the classroom, Promethean provides comprehensive training and support and,
with over 500,000 members, the rapidly growing Promethean Planet is the world's
largest online community for users of interactive display system technology,
providing user-generated and premium content, and is a forum for teachers to
exchange ideas and experience.
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