Former Lucent Technologies Executive Joins as Group Vice President of Sales

August 24, 2000

DENVER (August 23, 2000) –, Inc., a leader in the development and deployment of e-learning solutions for corporations and educational institutions worldwide, today announced that Craig Sawicki has joined the management team as group vice president of sales. Mr. Sawicki will oversee the sales organization, driving JonesKnowledge.coms continued leadership as a service provider of online e-learning solutions.

Mr. Sawicki joins after 19 years in sales at Lucent Technologies. Most recently Mr. Sawicki was senior manager of Lucent University, overseeing the development of training programs for Lucent Technologies utilizing online and other alternative delivery methods. His leadership brings the dual perspective gained as a salesperson and user of e-learning products and services.

“The e-learning industry has become one of the fastest growing and fiercly competitive industries. As a pioneer in this arena, we have continued to set the pace and anticipate the learning needs of corporations and educational institutions.” said Glenn R. Jones, president and CEO of the Jones Companies. “Craigs leadership and experience will be instrumental in the future development and deployment of our e-learning solutions, particularly as we move more aggressively into the corporate market.”

Earlier this year,, a pioneer in fusing technology with education for higher education institutions, announced its entrance into the corporate training market. With JonesKnowledge.coms e-education software, corporations are empowered to deliver training and continuing education online, with a comprehensive, end-to-end online learning solution that is simple to implement and backed by proven academic experience. This integrated learning solution encompasses virtually every aspect of learning management—from registration to cost allocation to an online listing of all course offerings. Renowned for its ease of use, intuitive navigation, and incorporation of the latest Web-based innovations, e-education promotes collaboration and interaction. Courses can be customized to incorporate corporate logos, language, and colors, and can also accommodate the unique training styles of individual facilitators. Other features include instructional design and daily technical support available 24/7.

“I look forward to being a part of the team that ensures JonesKnowledge.coms leadership role in the online education marketplace,” said Mr. Sawicki. “Ive always been awed by the vision, pioneering spirit and advancements of, and Glenn Jones specifically, in the distributed learning category, and I am excited to be a part of it.”

About, Inc.

Since 1987, Jones International has focused on educational pursuits such as academic and student services, distance education delivery systems, online software, and higher education content development. concentrates on global adult education and originates ways to use emerging technologies to support educators, learning institutions, corporate workplaces and life-long learners worldwide. The company currently executes its business through its subsidiaries Jones International University ® , Ltd. ™ (JIU), the first fully online accredited university, and, a leader in the development and deployment of e-learning solutions for corporations and educational institutions, including its e-education™ software and e-global library™. More information about is available at