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May 15, 2024

Higher Education Veteran, Emily Rudin, Joins Higher Digital as Chief Client Officer

[McLean, VA] Higher Digital today announces that Emily Rudin joins the team as Chief Client Officer, bringing more than 25 years of experience as an accomplished and visionary leader. In this role, Emily collaborates with clients and prospects who are facing challenges in managing technology portfolios, migrating to modern SaaS systems, and setting priorities to apply their budgets and teams’ capabilities most efficiently.

“I’m thrilled to announce Emily Rudin as our new Chief Client Officer,” said Wayne Bovier, co-founder and chief operating officer. “Emily is a dynamic, trusted, value-driven business leader who has a diverse background of experiences and an excellent track record of sales, delivery, and partner management in the higher education space. Emily possesses a deep understanding of the challenges facing higher education institutions in a post-COVID, SaaS/Cloud world. Emily’s expertise and personality make her the perfect fit for Higher Digital, and she will play a crucial role in driving sustained growth and delivering exceptional value to our clients and partners.” 

With the transition away from on-premises data centers and software applications, institutions need to adapt quickly to adopt both new cloud technology and new processes requiring broader coordination and change across the enterprise.

“I am delighted to be joining Higher Digital. The company boasts an impressive global presence, a robust brand portfolio, and a highly skilled team, positioned as a leader in digital transformation,” explained Rudin. “I’m particularly impressed by Higher Digital’s innovative solutions, experienced consultants, and distinctive approach to change management. I see significant growth opportunities ahead, and I’m eager to be part of the team during this exciting phase.”

The higher education industry is undergoing significant transformations that profoundly affect the numerous technical systems each institution must oversee. Consequently, there is a pressing need for innovative strategies and resources to enhance efficiency, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness. Emily will collaborate across departments within Higher Digital and externally to introduce Higher Digital’s solutions, services, and software to colleges, districts, and educational systems worldwide.

Higher Digital stands at the forefront of change management, technical services, and portfolio management within the global higher education sector. Connect with Emily on LinkedIn at and at

About Higher Digital

Higher Digital is a digital transformation company that provides consulting, software, and data benchmarking tools to significantly reduce the time and cost for higher education executives to assess, prioritize, and measure their digital strategies. Higher Digital is headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, and has offices in London, UK and Amsterdam, The Netherlands.