Analyst, Technology Strategy & Operations, Cengage Learning
Matt Tower is passionate about improving how students learn. He embraces an entrepreneurial spirit in building a career on transforming the learning experience and improving student outcomes. Matt currently works in Technology Strategy at Cengage Learning, a leading education technology company. At Cengage, Matt’s responsibilities have spanned financial modeling of vendor implementation plans, leading talent management workshops, and working with the technology executive team to set and track organizational KPIs. Prior to Cengage, Matt worked at Fullbridge, an education company that delivers business training programs to students and young professionals around the world. At Fullbridge, Matt led pricing strategy, maintained a $50M+ global sales pipeline, and modeled growth scenarios for investors and strategic partners. Matt graduated with honors from Amherst College, where he was a captain of the soccer team and managed the student bookstore. He enjoys spending his free time with his head buried in a book, on the soccer field, or on the water (whether it be a frozen ski slope or riding waves around the world).
- Can I Buy this Textbook in Bitcoin? (3/1/2018) - Last Thanksgiving, Adam Besvinick, a Venture Capitalist in New York City, summed up the past 8 years of technology hype very eloquently (see right). Most interestingly, he capped his tweet with 2017’s front-page bubble, err, buzzword bitcoin. For the uninitiated, bitcoin is the most famous application of the concept of Blockchain technology. While much of the... Continue Reading →