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May 28, 2020

Why I Joined Higher Digital

I am thrilled to be joining Higher Digital in the role of President and I’d like to tell you why. This company is at the cutting edge of aligning Strategy, Agile Change Management and DevOps to rewrite the rules and best practices for 21st century leadership.

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Joe Gottlieb
May 28, 2020

Joe Gottlieb Hired as President

Higher Digital, the leader in digital transformation management for higher education, today announced an executive hire in appointing Joe Gottlieb to the role of president. Responsible for corporate strategy, product portfolio management, analytics, and marketing, Gottlieb brings deep experience in strategic leadership, market expansion, and process scaling that will benefit Higher Digital and its customers. 

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Alan Hansen & Jeff Butera
November 18, 2019

HD Hires Alan Hansen and Jeff Butera

Higher Digital, the leading digital strategic advisor to higher education institutions, today announced it has hired former Western Governors University and Ellucian executive Alan Hansen as the company’s new vice president, platform and product management, and 22-year higher education veteran Jeff Butera as senior consultant.

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Michael Agnew
March 19, 2019

Why I joined Higher Digital?

The last several days have been full of wonderful congratulatory messages. I appreciate everyone who has reached out and thank you all for your kind words. I’ve been thinking about this move to Higher Digital for several months now…to better leverage my skills and experience to help address the challenges within global higher education.

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Midwest Ellucian Client Association
March 12, 2019

Wayne Bovier to Keynote MECA

I’m honored to be the keynote speaker for the Midwest Ellucian Client Association (MECA) conference this October 24th and 25th. I look forward to sharing practical advice and best practices on how any willing institution of any size can tackle digital transformation.

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Mike Agnew
March 5, 2019

Higher Digital Expands to UK and EU

Higher Digital today announced the appointment of Michael Agnew as senior vice president, responsible for overseeing the company’s business growth within the United Kingdom and the European Union. Agnew has more than 20 years of higher education technology industry experience and most recently served as vice president of international research and development at Ellucian.

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