Bill Zobrist works on Online & Emerging Product Strategy for
Pearson Embanet. Bill works with customers, third parties and
corporate-wide Pearson teams to envision and build educational
technology products and strategies for online, traditional, blended
and mobile learning. Bill has developed iOS, Android and web apps
for mobile learning and study. Bill adds to the thought-leadership
within Pearson focused on the transformation of our businesses from
traditional print-based to digital and web enhanced technologies.
For the last two years, he’s been advising a start-up company in
which Pearson is an investor. He advises them on their business
model and services that utilize unique search engine optimization
techniques to power new delivery models for E-Learning. Bill’s
recent work has included data and analytics with a goal of using
predictive analytics to help students succeed. Lately, he has found
OpenSource LMSs to be quite intriguing.
Bill is a graduate of Bennington College where he
received a B.A. in Biology and Literature. He received his Masters
in Business Administration from Fordham University in Management
and Finance. Once Bill’s ACL heals, he will go back to his hobbies
of fly-fishing, skiing, golf and basketball.