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Mr. Jim Wynn

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Chief Executive Officer

Company Description: We specialise in helping others to maximize the impact of new technologies in schools. Our role takes many forms using our breadth of worldwide experience of...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • First-Class Honours degree , Mathematics
    University of Hertfordshire
  • first class degree , Mathematics
    University of Hertfordshire
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Imagine Education, 1 Sept 2014 [cached]
Jim Wynn
Jim is the new CEO of Imagine Education, a global education consultancy company that acts as a trusted adviser to Governments and other organizations, to explore the intelligent use of technology to improve teaching and learning. Prior to this Jim was Chief Education Officer at Promethean, an international education technology company, where he was responsible for the Education Strategy Group who drive the company's strategic thinking and direction in education matters and product development.
Jim continues to work on Teacher Professional Development and is proud to have founded the work on the Competency Framework for Teachers with UNESCO. He is also working on new ideas around re-engineering the way in which the curriculum and assessment are structured. Jim is involved in a number of initiatives to try to accelerate the productivity of the learning process and has co-authored white papers on the subject. As part of his desire to promote effective issues around education Jim founded the Charity Education Fast Forward a worldwide movement which debates education issues and encourages action from policy makers to the classroom.
Jim brings a mixture of ICT industry and practical educational experience to this role. He has been an educator since 1976 and was Principal of two secondary schools in the UK that used ICT across the curriculum and in every other activity to support the running of the schools. Both schools were seen as centres of excellence in the use of ICT and achieved exceptional results for students of all abilities. Between the two schools he was Head of Education Research at the leading UK supplier of ICT to education and was also a research fellow at the Universities of Warwick and Bristol where he supported research into ICT in Education.
Jim also worked with the British Council, helping to advise Governments including China, India and Russia on the strategic implementation of ICTs. Before joining Promethean, Jim was Director for Public sector and Education Strategy consulting in emerging markets at Cisco working in countries from Pakistan to Brazil. Previously at Microsoft in the Europe, Middle East and Africa theatre he worked on WEF Global Education Initiatives in Jordan and Egypt. At Microsoft Jim oversaw a $100M 5 year programme covering 61 countries such as Namibia, Kenya and South Africa and as part of this programme Jim established the first Innovative Teachers Forum in London for teachers across wider Europe which is now a global, annual Microsoft programme.
Jim is a board member of the Centre for Curriculum Redesign at Harvard, the 21st Century Learning Alliance in the UK, the New Pedagogies for Deep Learning Group in Canada, the Learning with Technology Consortium in Cairo and the Collaborative Assessment Alliance in Seattle and also a member of the Advisory Board for Skills Development & Entrepreneurship at the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation. Jim is also a Trustee of The Haller Foundation in Kenya and a Fellow Royal Society of the Arts and also a fellow at Mirandanet.
Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Jim has a first class honours degree in Mathematics and originally worked as a mathematician in the electricity generating sector. He is married with three children and is a keen but unfortunate Newcastle United supporter, plays the trumpet very badly and enjoys origami.
The Board | Haller, 26 April 2014 [cached]
Jim Wynn - Trustee
Jim Wynn leads the Education Strategy group at Promethean, a UK based Global Education technology company. After more than 20 years in education as a mathematics and computing teacher and head teacher of two secondary schools in England, Jim has held strategic education roles at RM, Microsoft and Cisco. He has also worked on national and international projects with bodies such as UNESCO, the British Council and the Global Education Initiative. He is a director of a number of education development bodies and founded a global education movement, Education Fast Forward. His passion is to see technology enable learners achieve their potential and educators to have a much more active role in learning and teaching. Married with three children, Jim suffers Newcastle United, enjoys origami and plays the trumpet very badly. His expertise will be invaluable in shaping our delivery of education across all areas Haller is involved with.
Senior Management, 9 April 2014 [cached]
Jim Wynn, Chief Education Officer
Jim Wynn joined Promethean in April 2010 as Chief Education Officer, responsible for the company's education strategy. Prior to joining Promethean, Mr. Wynn led the Public Sector and Education team in the Emerging Markets Public Sector Practice of the Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group, where he advised government and public sector organizations on the intelligent use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to transform education. Previously, Mr. Wynn held various positions including Head Teacher of two secondary schools in the UK, where he pioneered the use of ICT, Head of Research at RM PLC, and Partners in Learning Lead for EMEA at Microsoft.
Mr. Wynn holds a First-Class Honours degree in Mathematics from the University of Hertfordshire. He is a director of the 21st Century Learning Alliance Board in the UK.
"The right training not only leads ..., 24 Sept 2012 [cached]
"The right training not only leads to increases in productivity and customer satisfaction, but at least a 20% jump in profits," says Jim Wynn, Promethean CEO, in citing a key finding from the research.
Promethean joined by Jim Wynn as chief education officer | ClickPress, 11 Mar 2014 [cached]
Promethean joined by Jim Wynn as chief education officer Promethean joined by Jim Wynn as chief education officer | ClickPress
Education: Promethean joined by Jim Wynn as chief education officer
Promethean joined by Jim Wynn as chief education officer
Promethean appoints Jim Wynn to its senior management team as chief education officer
[ClickPress, Fri May 14 2010] Promethean, a world leader in the rapidly growing global market for interactive learning technology, has announced the appointment of Jim Wynn to its senior management team as chief education officer.
Jim has over three decades of experience in education technology across more than fifty countries. He joins Promethean from Cisco, where he led their public sector consultancy for emerging markets, with an emphasis on education. Jim's previous appointments include head teacher of two secondary schools in the UK where he pioneered the use of ICT, head of research at RM Plc, and partners in learning lead for EMEA at Microsoft.
Jim's in depth global experience, both in education systems and serving education for highly recognised technology players, will further strengthen Promethean's leading global position in the interactive learning technology market.
Jean-Yves Charlier, chief executive officer of Promethean, commented: "We are delighted that Jim is joining Promethean.
Jim's appointment will help to strengthen Promethean's pledge to bring to life the promise of 21st century learning, improving engagement and results for learners and teachers alike through the use of interactive whiteboards and other interactive learning technologies.
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