Promethean Names New President for US Operations; Former Lawson Software Executive to Fill New Position for Rapidly Growing Company.
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PROMETHEAN NAMES NEW PRESIDENT FOR US OPERATONS; FORMER LAWSON SOFTWARE (Lawson Software, St. Paul, MN, www.lawson.com) A software company that specializes in ERP for vertical markets including health care, retail, public sector, professional and financial services. EXECUTIVE TO FILL NEW POSITION FOR RAPIDLY GROWING COMPANY
Promethean, a global leader in the development of interactive whiteboard An interactive whiteboard is a large interactive display that connects to a computer and projector. A projector projects the computer’s desktop onto the board’s surface, where users control the computer using a pen, finger or other device. classroom technology, today announced the appointment of Mark Elliott as its first president of US operations. Elliott comes to Promethean from Lawson Software, where he was vice president of its retail division.
"During the past three years Promethean has established an excellent foundation of sales in the K-12 sector in the US," said Stephen Jury, chief executive officer of Promethean, Inc. "We are extremely pleased to bring the combination and caliber of Mark's skills and expertise to bear at our US Promethean operations. Our company is leading a global revolution in collaborative teaching and learning and with Mark's leadership we're certain to realize accelerated growth and market share in the US education market."
The collective expansion in other international markets has led to an enhanced role for Steve Brazier, most recently executive vice president and international business development director which included development of the US market. In Brazier's new position as managing director for Promethean International, he will be responsible for all territories outside of the UK and US markets.
"We are so fortunate to have Steve on our growing team," said Jury. "His unwavering commitment to enrich the learning experience and improve student understanding is clearly evident in his interactions with educators in Central Europe Central Europe is the region lying between the variously and vaguely defined areas of Eastern and Western Europe. In addition, Northern, Southern and Southeastern Europe may variously delimit or overlap into Central Europe. and the US. We are anxious for him to build on our strong relationships and partnerships with educators from China, to South Africa South Africa, Afrikaans Suid-Afrika, officially Republic of South Africa, republic (2005 est. pop. 44,344,000), 471,442 sq mi (1,221,037 sq km), S Africa. , and from Mexico and beyond."
Prior to Lawson Software, Elliott was vice president of sales, marketing and product development for Education Networks of America. Before that he spent several years at Apple Computer, where he served as director of software, maintenance, strategic initiatives, servers, channels, alliances and third-party products. Earlier in has career, Elliott served as president of E3 North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , and as senior vice president of sales and operations for PowerCerv Technologies. He also spent more than 14 years in several key management positions at Unisys Corp.
About the Promethean Collaborative Classroom System
Designed exclusively for the education market, the Promethean Collaborative Classroom System is the next generation of group learning environments for whole group teaching, interactive learning, and real-time 1. real-time - Describes an application which requires a program to respond to stimuli within some small upper limit of response time (typically milli- or microseconds). Process control at a chemical plant is the classic example. assessment. The system includes the ACTIV board, an interactive whiteboard for Macintosh and Windows; ACTIVstudio2 software, which offers teachers an extensive library of images, background and annotation 1. (programming, compiler) annotation - Extra information associated with a particular point in a document or program. Annotations may be added either by a compiler or by the programmer. resources to present powerful, engaging curriculum to the entire class; ACTIVslate XR, an accessory accessory, in criminal law, a person who, though not present at the commission of a crime, becomes a participator in the crime either before or after the fact of commission. which promotes real-time interaction by allowing teachers and students to direct and control the whiteboard The electronic equivalent of chalk and blackboard, but between remote users. Whiteboard systems allow network participants to simultaneously view one or more users drawing on an on-screen blackboard or running an application. from anywhere in the room, and ACTIVote response system, a radio frequency student hand-held peripheral that provides teachers with instant student feedback during instruction. Additionally, the Promethean Collaborative Classroom System includes the ACTIVtablet, giving teachers the flexibility to develop their lesson plans and flip charts flip chart
A chart consisting of sheets hinged at the top that can be flipped over to present information sequentially.
Noun 1. when away from the board, or at home. Promethean also has a special application for the ACTIV board called ACTIVprimary, an exclusive, award-winning design for teaching young learners.
About Promethean, Inc.
Part of the Promethean Technologies Group Ltd., Promethean, Inc., is a systems integration company, which specializes in the use of information technology to support learning and knowledge transfer. It specializes in supplying interactive teaching systems to K-12, Higher Education higher education
Study beyond the level of secondary education. Institutions of higher education include not only colleges and universities but also professional schools in such fields as law, theology, medicine, business, music, and art. , and sells through a channel of resellers. The company sells complete solutions including its innovative Collaborative Classroom, featuring the ACTIV board interactive whiteboard, ACTIVstudio and ACTIVprimary software, and interactive learning devices such as ACTIVote and ACTIVslate. It also provides a comprehensive support service, through its professional training programs.
The company's headquarters are based in Blackburn, UK; and there are overseas offices in the USA (Atlanta, Ga.), France and Germany. For the rest of the world, Promethean International works together with a chain of over forty partners, providing ACTIV products to every continent in the world.
For more information please visit http://www.prometheanworld.com