Seasoned executive with leadership experience at Wiley, Rosetta Stone, and Blackboard joins Voxy as independent board member
“After following Judy’s career for a long time, it is truly an honor to welcome her to Voxy’s board of directors,” Voxy Founder/CEO Paul Gollash said. “Judy has an impressive track record as an operator and director. Her experience scaling global businesses will be invaluable as we enter new markets, launch exciting new products, and execute on our vision to make Voxy’s methodology the global standard for how languages are taught and learned.”
“I am thrilled to join Voxy at this exciting time,” Verses said. “Voxy’s innovative product enables personalized learning at scale and has the power to transform the global market for language learning, a market that I know well and am excited to work in again. Paul, along with Dr. Katie Nielson, has built an inspiring company that is unique in its dedication to bringing pedagogical rigor and proven ROI to this market. I look forward to working with them.”
Verses is currently SVP, Research at Wiley, Inc. Previously, Verses spent six years as President, Global Enterprise & Education at Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST), an online language learning and literacy company. Prior to that, Judy was President and Chief Client Officer at Blackboard, a leading supplier of educational enterprise software. From 1983 to 2007, Judy held several senior leadership roles at telecommunications giant Verizon (among them SVP Marketing, SVP Broadband Solutions, and VP Business Sales), where she successfully launched Verizon FiOS among other achievements.
Judy has served as a mentor with the Laura Bush Fellowship Initiative and from 2014-2015 was a NonExecutive Director on the board of Promethean World, a global provider of solutions for interactive and engaged classroom. Judy earned her B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Connecticut.
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