DISTINGUISHED LEADERS IN EDUCATION 2017 David Levin
President & CEO,
Jennifer Raab, President of Hunter College presents David Levin, President & CEO of McGraw-Hill Education the 2017 Distinguished Leader in Education award.
David Levin is the president and CEO of McGraw-Hill Education. Since joining McGraw-Hill Education in April 2014,David has been leading the transformation of the company from a traditional textbook publisher to a learning science company with a vision of unlocking the full potential of each learner through an approach focused on:
• An open ecosystem to foster a seamless learning experience
• Robust and proven content to support individual learning goals
• Adaptive technology for personalized learning and
• Data and insights to drive decisions
Under his leadership, McGraw-Hill Education has moved to combine the science of learning with the art of teaching, harnessing technology in order to enhance learning inside and outside of the classroom and deepen connections between students and teachers. David is committed to renewing the company’s culture, fostering an open, collaborative, and social environment.
Previously, David spent nine years as the chief executive of UBM, a multinational media company headquartered in London. During that time, he repositioned the business and shifted its focus to live events and online communities and away from its legacy magazines. Before joining UBM, David was chief executive of Symbian Software, the software group that built the operating system to power the first generation of smartphones.
David holds a bachelor’s degree in politics, philosophy, and economics from Oxford University and a M.B.A. from Stanford University. He is a frequent speaker on educational issues and the transition from analog to digital. #