The increasing penetration of connecting devices and faster internet speeds have propelled the adoption of EdTech, and the recent pandemic has catalyzed the demand even further.
Educators are grappling with identifying innovative ways to engage students. They need a robust and competent digital learning infrastructure to support the learning objectives.
Watch Webinar on Demand to hear experts from Straive, Chegg, LearningMate, SNHU, and Autodesk discussed the trends and evolution of the EdTech industry, delivery formats, hybrid and subscription models, micro-credentials, digital and blended learning experiences, and more.
Key topics to be covered
- Emerging trends in the education space and newer content delivery formats
- How the evolution of hybrid courses, subscription models, micro-credentials, and responsive content is adding to the transformation
- How a platform driven approach is enabling digital and blended learning experiences
- How EdTech has helped in increasing the need for content scalability and reachability in the industry today
Nachiket ParatkarCo-founder/Senior Vice President, Higher Education
Nachiket comes with over 21 years of experience in the digital learning solutions space including digital enablement of education, content management solutions, eLearning, ePublishing, educational technology, and editorial services.
Having started his career as a project manager, his wide experience includes establishing and heading offshore PMO and project delivery operations where he led human resource practice, process engineering (CMMI-Level 5), and managing key client relationships.
He also established subsidiary operation in the US , as well as heading account management function and overseeing the U S -based editorial services business.
He currently heads the higher education business vertical at LearningMate. The role involves market analysis, business, sales and account management strategy, customer relationship management, and vertical P&L.
Erik ManuevoVice President, Content & Operations
Erik Manuevo is the VP of Content at Chegg, Inc. where he is responsible for content and expert operations at global scale -- doing his part to reshape education and learning outcomes. Prior to this role, he was the GM of Chegg Tutors, where he had overall responsibility for the Chegg Tutors business -- driving strategy, people, product, and performance.
Prior to Chegg, he was the VP of Solutions at Upwork where he led account management and client success functions -- he was the executive responsible for driving growth through expansion, adoption, retention and success with enterprise-scale customers. His career also includes leadership roles across product, finance, strategy and sales operations across the Fortune 1000 and at startups.
Samit ShettyTechnical Solutions Manager - M&E
Autodesk (India & SAARC)
With over a decade of hands on industry experience in the Film & TV space, Samit Shetty is a specialist and go to person for Animation & Visual Effects technologies. He has managed & collaborated on entertainment projects of all sizes, working for some of the major production houses in APAC, US & Canada. A trained post production artist himself, Samit spent few years in the education segment as well, training the next generation of artists, most of whom today hold senior positions at leading studios.
In his current role as a Technical Specialist at Autodesk, Samit works closely with VFX Supervisors & Heads of top studios in the country to help them set up and optimize their technology workflows for best quality output and efficiency. With the recent boom in the E-learning industry Samit has been working closely with all the top E-learning institutions to provide them with the right solutioning in building content especially in the 3D space. He draws from his long experience in cinematic procedures, latest technologies, editing, Animation- VFX workflows to deliver the best solutions to Autodesk customers.
Eric RegnellDirector, Learning Experience Engineering at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU)
Eric Regnell works at SNHU to explore new ways of creating and delivering learning experiences. In his work with Southern New Hampshire University, Eric has developed competency-based courses, microcredentials, and explored different delivery modalities. He is excited by all the wicked problems facing learners today, and seeks to enable more students to realize their goals through education.