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March 5, 2020

Wayne Bovier Selected for
2020 Mindshare Class

Executive to take part in select, invitation-only program for CEOs of innovative, fast-growing companies

Tysons Corner, Va., March 5, 2020— Higher Digital, the leading digital strategic advisor to higher education institutions, is proud to announce the selection of its founder and CEO, Wayne Bovier, in the 2020 Mindshare class, an exclusive group of CEOs of the most promising high-tech companies in the Washington metropolitan area.

Founded in 1997 with the mission to help CEOs build long-term, sustainable companies, Mindshare connects select, handpicked CEOs from some of the area’s hottest emerging companies, ultimately creating growth opportunities, and fostering collaboration in a collegial environment.

“We are delighted to welcome Higher Digital to this year’s class,” said Steve Balistreri, treasurer of the Mindshare Organizing Board. “Each year, our Mindshare participants hail from some of the most innovative organizations in the DMV, and this year’s class is certainly representative of the momentum and diversity we see in technology companies across this region.”

Mindshare received more than 100 nominations for 2020, with 46 of those accepted into the final cohort. The newest Mindshare members will complete a series of classes, taught by notable speakers, on building a business as a CEO. At the successful conclusion of the program, members will join a powerful alumni network of more than 1,000 CEOs who have participated in the program over more than 20 years.

“Higher Digital specializes in digital transformation in higher education institutions. For these institutions, teaching and research are central to their mission – just as it need to be to ours,” said Bovier. “I’m thrilled to take part in this opportunity to learn, grow and collaborate among CEOs pioneering some of the most innovative and high growth technology companies.”

The Mindshare Board’s Executive Committee includes Harry Glazer of Sprockit; April Young of Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc.; Steve Balistreri of Deloitte & Touche, LLP, and Michael Lincoln of Cooley, LLP. Mindshare is supported by a board of industry veterans who are committed to building a strong ecosystem for success.

About Higher Digital

Higher Digital is a digital transformation service company that provides an innovative software service, (SEA)RESULTS®, as well as enterprise-wide consulting capabilities, that significantly lower the time and cost for higher education institution executives to assess, plan, and measure their technology strategies. Higher Digital’s corporate headquarters is located in Tysons Corner, Virginia, and the company’s European office is located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. For more information, please visit

About Mindshare 
Founded in 1997, Mindshare’s mission is to help CEOs from the most promising high tech emerging growth companies in the Greater Washington Metropolitan region build long-term, sustainable companies by providing mentorship, creating business opportunities and a sense of community, and fostering teamwork in a collegial environment. Year after year, the CEOs who graduate from Mindshare reaffirm its enduring value through continued business opportunities and lasting friendships.

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