Actually, make those plural: billions, holes
About Curtiss Barnes
Curtiss is currently a Senior Advisor at e-Literate and the Empirical Educator Project. He has more than 25 years of experience in the education industry and deep knowledge of a broad range of enterprise and instructional systems that support the core missions of education. His functional expertise ranges from strategy, marketing and sales to product management and product development, to business development, alliances and mergers & acquisitions.
Curtiss has held executive roles at large and small enterprises serving the education industry worldwide. His industry involvement bridges enterprise technology, courseware and publishing as well as university administration. Roles he has held include: Managing Director of Digital Products at Pearson, Vice President of Corporate Development at Cengage, Vice President of Industry Strategy and Applications Product Management at Oracle, and Board Member of the IMS Global Learning Consortium. Before his career transition to the commercial sector, Curtiss held positions in alumni and corporate relations, development, admissions, and executive education at several higher education institutions.
Curtiss holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Clark University.
Curtiss lives in Lexington, MA with his wife, their three daughters, and dog Bowie. Curtiss is an avid cyclist and loves to cook for family and friends.
You can’t always get what you want (but it helps to know what you need).