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Intrepid Hires New Marketing Director and Sales Director November 2018

Intrepid by VitalSource Welcomes Dynamic Growth Leaders to Team
Corporate Digital Learning Vanguard Adds Seasoned Sales and Marketing Leaders

SEATTLE (November 08, 2018) – To drive growth and extend its position as the market-leading learning program experience platform, Intrepid by VitalSource today announced the hiring of two new members of its management team to lead sales and marketing, Geoff Curless and Thom Robbins.

Enterprise digital transformation is driving the need for new workplace skills, and today’s employees expect learning experiences that are easy to consume and directly applicable to their daily work. Intrepid™ is at the forefront of transforming digital learning for corporations to becoming more engaging, collaborative, and impactful. The award-winning Intrepid platform is recognized by top analysts such as Bersin by Deloitte as a leader in the rapidly growing learning program experience platform space. Leading companies such as Microsoft, Korn Ferry, and Providence St. Joseph Health use the Intrepid platform to tackle the business challenges of onboarding, sales enablement, technology adoption, and more.

Geoff Curless will lead sales efforts as Director of Sales, and Thom Robbins will be Director of Marketing. Curless and Robbins each bring nearly 20 years of enterprise learning technology software sales and marketing experience, having accelerated growth for both start-ups and established organizations.

Before joining Intrepid by VitalSource, Curless led sales for learning technology innovators and industry stalwarts Rehearsal and Trivantis. Immediately prior to his move to Intrepid, Robbins was the Chief Marketing Officer for the cybersecurity and privacy education company MediaPRO, where he was instrumental in driving rapid growth of the SaaS business.

Intrepid by VitalSource Co-Founder and General Manager, Sam Herring, commented “Corporate learning is more important than ever, and effective learner-centric technology is essential to meet the challenges of digital disruption, talent shortages, and employee engagement and development. Intrepid is playing a leading role meeting the critical learning program experience needs of major companies worldwide, and we are delighted to welcome Geoff and Thom to the leadership team to help us share the exciting Intrepid story, accelerate our growth, and build our market leadership in innovating learning program experiences for top global companies.” 

About Intrepid by VitalSource |
Intrepid by VitalSource is a brand of VitalSource Technologies LLC, resulting from the exciting blend of two technology companies that brings a powerful combination of online learning and content delivery. The Intrepid Learn™ platform serves world-class companies with nimble learning solutions that scale massively without losing learner engagement. The Intrepid Discover™ platform is a global leader in building, enhancing, and delivering secure and mobile digital content.

VitalSource® has a 20-plus-year history of delivering digital learning content to K-12 and higher education. Worldwide last year, 7.8 million college and university students from 241 countries and territories read 3.4 billion pages from 24 million titles through VitalSource.

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