(SEATTLE – October 25, 2017) – PrometheanTM, a global education technology company, announced today the appointment of Steven Halliwell as the Senior Vice President of the Americas Markets at Promethean.
“Steve Halliwell has established himself as a leader in the technology sector, where he has demonstrated his ability in identifying new market opportunities, develop growth strategies to increase revenue and margins, and build and maintain organizations that are customer-centric,” said Vin Riera, CEO of Promethean. “We are thrilled to have Steve join the team, where he will focus on building a high performance sales organization, top-line and bottom-line growth, and winning market share opportunities.”
For more than 20 years, Halliwell’s career has spanned both the public and commercial sectors. Prior to joining Promethean, he had been with the Amazon Web Services team since 2011, where he served in Executive Sales Leadership roles for their Education/Government and Health & Sciences verticals leading high growth and profitable sales organizations. Before joining Amazon, Halliwell held progressive sales leadership roles for Hewlett Packard and Microsoft.
Halliwell holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational & Industrial Psychology from Pennsylvania State University.
Promethean is a global education company that improves learning productivity by developing, integrating, and implementing innovative 21st-century learning environments that help make everyone more engaged, empowered, and successful. Promethean’s global headquarters is located in Seattle, USA, with offices in Blackburn U.K. and Atlanta, USA. Promethean is a member of the Net Dragon Websoft Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0777) group of companies. For more information, please visit PrometheanWorld.com.
About NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited
NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0777) is a leading innovator and creative force in China’s mobile Internet industry. Established in 1999, NetDragon is a vertically integrated, cutting-edge R&D powerhouse with a highly successful track record which includes the development of flagship MMORPGs such as Eudemons Online, Heroes Evolved (formerly known as Calibur of Spirit), Conquer Online, China’s number one online gaming portal, 17173.com, and China’s most influential smartphone app store platform, 91 Wireless, which was sold to Baidu in 2013 as the largest Internet M&A transaction in China at the time. Being China’s pioneer in overseas expansion, NetDragon also directly operates a number of game titles in over 10 languages internationally since 2003. In recent years, NetDragon has become a major player in global online and mobile learning space as it works to leverage its mobile Internet technologies and operational know-how to develop a game-changing learning ecosystem. For more information, please visit NetDragon.com.
Christina Dela Cruz, Promethean
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