Each BbWorld we get more social and this year is no exception. During our very first virtual #BbWorld20 on July 21 and 22, we’ll be using social media to connect like never before.
Make sure you’re following @Blackboard and our CEO @BillBallhaus for the biggest announcements throughout the conference. In addition, we’ve cultivated a who’s who list of internal folks to follow that will be sharing all the behind the scenes fun and informative stuff.
Ashley Hunsberger Follow @aahunsberger
Ashley is a Quality Architect for Product Development. She’s fascinated by the hardest part of technology—humans! Follow her for insights into quality, testing, and her passion to improve experiences for underrepresented and marginalized people in tech.
Carey Smouse Follow @CareySmouse
Carey is an Account Executive in the Southeast United States, based just outside of Jackson, Mississippi. Her recent move into a new role hasn’t changed her passion for Blackboard client and faculty programs, especially the Exemplary Course Program, and you’ll see this in her tweets. Helping clients with adoption and change management is close to her heart and she’s #TeamUltra and #TeamAlly all the way. Carey is a busy mom to two boys and an adored Labradoodle, a coach’s wife, and loves to cook, spin, and read.
John Scott Follow @johnscottworks
John is a Product and Community Manager on the Blackboard Ally team. He’s spent 2019 “driving” the Inclusion Van on the Ally Tour, connecting with accessibility innovators at campuses around the globe to learn about their journeys to more inclusive education. Along the way, he’s been blogging, tweeting, and producing the Ally Tour Podcast series about his experiences on the road. During his tenure as a teacher and educational researcher, he developed a passion for social justice and equity in education that fuels him on the Road to IncluCity.
Lisa Clark Follow @LisaC_Bb
Lisa Clark has over 20 years of experience in higher education and is currently serving as the Senior Client Experience Manager for Global Strategic Accounts & Ultra Programs. On Twitter, you’ll find her commenting on Blackboard programs such as the Exemplary Course Program, Blackboard Learn Ultra, and EdTech topics. Lisa resides in NW Pennsylvania with her husband and they have a blended Brady Bunch: 3 girls and 3 boys (which you also may see on Twitter). When not presenting or moderating sessions, you will find her in the Educators Lounge during BbWorld.
Scott Hurrey Follow @shurrey
Scott’s favorite words are technical, geeky, and developer. Sound like you? Then you’re in for a treat. You’ll find Scott at DevCon and our roadmap sessions answering your questions about integrations, APIs, and upgrades.
Sheryn Anthess Follow @SherynAnthes
Sheryn manages the community programs team, helping to connect clients with each other to increase technology adoption. At BbWorld, you can find her at the Educators Lounge or the Community/User Group booth.
Tim Tomlinson Follow @timtomlinson
Tim is our Chief Product Officer and has been a leader in the LMS market for over a decade. If he can’t answer your question, he’ll know how to find the person that can. DevCon attendees won’t want to miss his opening keynote. In addition to EdTech, expect to find healthy doses of Indiana Basketball and progressive political content in his feed throughout the year.
Vivek Ramgopal Follow @tweetsbyvivek
Vivek is our go-to guy with insider info on BbWorld social events, swag, and activity challenges, even virtually. At #BbWorld20 he’ll be popping up everywhere, including DevCon, the Discovery Hall, and sessions. He will be one of the first to talk to you about our new products and has access to behind the scenes info like none other. and has access to behind the scenes info like none other.
Wade Fields Follow @alwaysWCFields
Wade is a Director of Product Management that eats, sleeps and breaths Blackboard Learn Ultra. Between his embroidered Ultra pillows and his Ultra pancake breakfast, he loves to talk to clients about Learn Ultra so that he can have a deep understanding on how to make it better. He lives with an Ultra awesome family that includes three Ultra dogs, three Ultra cats, two Ultra great kids and an Ultra partridge in an Ultra pear tree. Ultra.