Keynote 3 | CHALLENGE: Where EdTech is heading
Frank Catalano is an education technology industry consultant and analyst. He’s worked with a wide variety of edtech and digital learning companies from lean startups to established global firms, including Pearson, McGraw-Hill, Apple and MetaMetrics. His emphasis is helping with new or re-focused initiatives, both in business and marketing strategy. Earlier, Frank served as senior vice president of marketing for Pearson’s U.S. K-12 businesses, and has been either an interim or staff executive for several tech and edtech companies.Frank’s also a consulting Senior Analyst for MDR’s EdNET Insight market research service, writing in-depth reports on Open Badges and digital classroom assessments, and he is the author of the assessment and instructional materials chapters of MDR’s annual State of the K-12 Market Report. He writes a regular column for the technology news site GeekWire, has contributed to both education news sites EdSurge and MindShift, and tweets @FrankCatalano. Frank served two terms on the Education Division Board of the Software and Information Industry Association.