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June 13, 2024

Higher Digital Promotes Renee Pacini to Vice President, with a Focus on Strategic Portfolio Management and Digital Transformation Capabilities

[McLean, VA] Higher Digital, a leading provider of strategic consulting services and solutions to the higher education market, announces today that Renee Pacini has been promoted to Vice President, Product Marketing. This elevation recognizes Renee’s contribution to the growth of the organization, her value to the team, and her tireless commitment to the mission of higher ed.

“Renee has been with Higher Digital for more than a year, and her deep understanding of the needs of higher ed technology leaders and teams has been vital as we have explored various key decisions around our software solution and strategic portfolio management,” explains Joe Gottlieb, president and chief technology officer of Higher Digital. “Renee has the talent and expertise to see the details of what CIOs and their teams are managing on a day-to-day basis while fully realizing their potential impact on strategic objectives of their institution. She is driven to help them do both effectively.”

“In this role at Higher Digital, I’m able to be an agent of change myself, and enable our customers to be the same. I enjoy helping them shape and influence change at their institutions, all to further the mission of higher education,” says Renee Pacini, vice president, product marketing. “I’m thrilled to take on the vice president role at Higher Digital and look forward to continuing to work with institutions as they educate and inspire the next generation of leaders.”

The throughline for Renee’s career is her focus on helping clients achieve their objectives, all for the betterment of alumni and student engagement and outcomes. She has spent the last 30 years in higher education ed-tech, leading product strategy, client success and implementation consulting teams, including leadership roles in client experience and product marketing at Anthology for seven years and product management and strategy at Ellucian for more than 20 years. She also is a long-time volunteer member of the Executive Committee of the Temple University Alumni Association and former President of the Fox School of Business Alumni Association.

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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.