Gary Lang, senior vice president of product development, support, and cloud services as been appointed to the IMS Global Learning Consortium’s board of directors. This global, nonprofit, member organization strives to enable the growth and impact of learning technology in the education and corporate learning sectors worldwide.
For over a decade Blackboard has worked closely with the IMS organization. In fact, Blackboard and its product teams have maintained some of the most aggressive plans for supporting standards within our products and solutions.
As a member of this prestigious group, Gary will have the opportunity to help support interoperability across educational technologies and further solidify Blackboard’s commitment to interoperability within the industry, as well as open standards. His extensive background and expertise will help evolve existing standards, identify new opportunities for collaboration, and prioritize efforts to focus on where we need to go.
Gary is an integral part of our leadership team and we are proud to see him take on such an important role within the technology industry. He is someone who continuously thinks about the future of education and the standards that will help us make a difference.