Leaders in Companies Such as Blackboard, Prometric, HMH, and Pearson Bring Decades of Education and Assessment Experience to Meazure Learning
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 3, 2021 — Meazure Learning, the full-service exam delivery and online proctoring solution provider for academic, professional, and lifelong learners, and parent of ProctorU and Yardstick Assessment Strategies, today announced that it has named respected and experienced education executives Steve Hoffman and Jack Lynch to its Board of Directors.
Steve Hoffman, Executive Chair of the Meazure Learning Board – Hoffman has more than 40 years in executive leadership roles within education technology organizations such as Blackboard Inc., Element K, and Prometric, where he served as CEO. He has deep knowledge of the learning and assessment industry and has served on more than 20 Boards including those of Moodlerooms, Inc., Certiport, Performance Assessment Network (PAN) and KnowFully Learning Group. Steve holds an MBA in finance and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from University of Rochester.
Jack Lynch – Lynch is President, CEO and Director at Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt (HMH) and has an extensive background in the K–12 education and technology space. Prior to HMH, he was the CEO at Renaissance Learning, a leader in K–12 learning analytics, owned by Hellman & Friedman and Google Capital. Lynch also served as President and CEO of Pearson Technology Group and holds a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University and was honored with the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year.
“We look forward to the industry expertise our new board members will bring to the next phase of growth for Meazure Learning,” said Scott McFarland, CEO of Meazure Learning. “In a year where many academic and professional credentialing organizations realized the benefits of providing a demonstrably more secure, safe and convenient testing environment, we remain fully committed to continuing to provide the industry’s leading exam delivery and security solutions to the global marketplace.”
About Meazure Learning
Meazure Learning is a full-service testing solutions company for academic, professional and lifelong learners. The result of a merger between ProctorU – the world’s largest provider of online exam security and identity management solutions – and Yardstick Assessment Strategies – a leader in psychometrics and computer-based examination administration for professional testing organizations. As the first end-to-end testing provider to lead with an online delivery model, Meazure Learning is transforming the testing and assessment landscape. For more information, visit us at meazurelearning.com, proctoru.com, and getyardstick.com.
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