Burlington, MA (PressExposure) September 09, 2009 -- nSight, Inc., an educational and technical content development and communications services firm, today announced that educational publishing veteran Bob Woodbury has joined its staff as sales executive for the publishing, education, and corporate learning markets.
Woodbury comes to nSight from VPG Integrated Media, where he headed business development for the education market and sold media services related to e-books, learning applications, animations, and video and audio presentations. Bob was responsible for expanding project work and business relationships with key accounts such as Cengage, Lippincott, McGraw-Hill, Pearson, and Wiley, among others.
"We are thrilled to have Bob join our team and represent nSight in the marketplace," said Thomas E. LeBlanc, president and CEO. "On top of his deep experience and professional network, he has a 360-degree view of the educational and business challenges--and opportunities--in developing original content and adapting legacy content for successful learning outcomes across multiple media channels."
Woodbury's experience in educational publishing includes executive level roles in developing, publishing, marketing, and selling content. Prior positions include: publisher at Course Technology; editor-in-chief, technology education, at McGraw-Hill Professional; publisher, Learning Network, at Pearson plc; and VP, computer and engineering education, at Addison-Wesley. He also held sales and marketing positions at Williams & Wilkins, C.V. Mosby, and St. Martin's Press--and he consulted with BBC Worldwide, Amazon.com, and Thomson Learning UK on editorial and go-to-market strategies.
"I've long admired nSight, the company's founder Nan Fritz, and nSight's innovative work in the development of educational products and technical documentation. Needless to say, I'm excited to be working with this team now to offer to educational publishers, corporate training programs, and other learning organizations nSight's expertise, deep experience, and skilled resources in content development and e-learning," said Woodbury.
Woodbury is an honors graduate from the University of Kansas, where he also completed a graduate fellowship in Latin American Area Studies. In his personal time he has volunteered for several nonprofits, including: the Appalachian Volunteers; Habitat for Humanity; and the Homeless Empowerment Project, publishers of Spare Change News. A resident of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Bob has a wife and three adult children and is an enthusiastic and early adopter of computer and Internet technologies.