Blackboard’s Chairman Matthew Pittinsky in the Spotlight LearningWeek Live Webcast

September 25, 2001

This week’s special guest on LearningWeek Live – the first interactive weekly webcast featuring stories about the people, technology and business of learning today – is Matthew Pittinsky of Blackboard Inc.

Blackboard Inc. Chairman Matthew Pittinsky is a recognized leader in the field of e-Education and, particularly, on the Internet’s impact at institutions of higher education. He is credited with an early vision of the need for an open standard platform powering online learning environments in the academic market and was an early member of the EDUCAUSE IMS standards project. Blackboard is regarded as a leading provider of e-Education infrastructure around the world.

Pittinsky has authored numerous articles and has been quoted in major media outlets, including The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Business Week, and CNBC’s Business Center, among others.

Pittinsky will be appear live on this week’s program at 1:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, September 26th.

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