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Karl Engkvist

Senior Vice President of Business Development

Pearson plc

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Pearson plc

5601 Green Valley Drive

Minneapolis, Minnesota,55437

United States

Company Description

Pearson (NYSE:PSO), the global leader in education and education technology, provides innovative print and digital education materials for pre-K through college, student information systems and learning management systems, teacher licensure testing, teacher pr... more

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Karl Engkvist
Karl Engkvist Senior Vice President, Business Development, Asia Pacific Karl joined Pearson in January of this 2012, having spent about 20 years in education services and education technology positions in the US and Asia. Early in his career he worked at The Princeton Review, managing a series of operations that delivered test preparation services to students preparing for high-stakes tests in the U.S. such as the SAT, GMAT, and GRE.


Keynote/ Plenary Speakers | eLearning Forum Asia 2013

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Mr Karl Engkvist
Mr Karl Engkvist Senior Vice President, Business Development, Pearson Asia Pacific, Hong Kong During his session, Karl Engkvist, Senior Vice President of Business Development for Pearson Asia Pacific, will discuss the importance of ensuring that Asia Pacific's higher education institutions are fit for purpose, explore the importance of technology in challenging the issues of cost and quality, and examine Sir Michael Barber's assertions around education for employability, the link between cost and quality, and the changes that need to happen to change the entire learning ecosystem. Mr Karl Engkvist is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Pearson Asia Pacific. During the course of a 20-year career in education, Karl has held leadership roles in the test-preparation pioneer, the Princeton Review and at the education technology innovator, Blackboard Inc. At the Princeton Review in the 1990s, he helped to introduce enhanced learning technologies to students preparing for high-stakes tests. While at Blackboard, he worked with universities throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, including three years he spent living in Beijing as COO of a joint venture with a spin-off from China's Ministry of Education. Unique experiences have included working in Iceland with its Ministry of Education and in Tibet with the regional Ministry. Today he lives in Hong Kong and leads Pearson's efforts to develop Pearson's strategy for the region, in particular in the fast moving segments of next generation learning technologies. He graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in Russian History.


National Education Week

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Karl Engkvist
Karl Engkvist is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Pearson Asia Pacific. During the course of a 20-year career in education, Karl has held leadership roles in test-preparation pioneer The Princeton Review and at education technology innovator Blackboard Inc. At the Princeton Review in the 1990s, he helped to introduce enhanced learning technologies to students preparing for high-stakes tests. While at Blackboard, he worked with universities throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, including the three years he spent living in Beijing as COO of a joint venture with a spin-off from China's Ministry of Education. Unique experiences have included working with in Iceland and Tibet with their own Ministries of Education. Today he lives in Hong Kong and leads Pearson's efforts to incorporate digital learning across the company's many business lines. He graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in Russian History.


Academic Partnerships Appoints Karl Engkvist as Executive Vice President of Business Development for Asia Pacific News, Articles & Press Releases | APAcademic Partnerships

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Academic Partnerships Appoints Karl Engkvist as Executive Vice President of Business Development for Asia Pacific
Academic Partnerships Appoints Karl Engkvist as Executive Vice President of Business Development for Asia Pacific News, Articles & Press Releases | APAcademic Partnerships Academic Partnerships Appoints Karl Engkvist as Executive Vice President of Business Development for Asia Pacific DALLAS (September 10, 2014) - Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world's largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it has appointed Karl Engkvist as executive vice president of business development for Asia Pacific. In this role, Mr. Engkvist will be responsible for establishing and managing partnerships with universities across the region as AP rapidly expands into the Asian market. He will report to AP Chairman and CEO Randy Best. Mr. Engkvist joins AP from Pearson, where he was a senior vice president of business development based in Hong Kong, responsible for the development of Pearson's strategies to capitalize on the accelerating adoption of educational technologies in the region. Mr. Engkvist drove the company's initiative to use its English as a Second Language business as a platform for greater collaboration with central, provincial, and municipal governments, and developed an innovative partnership model that strengthened the company's relationships with universities across Asia Pacific. "I am delighted that Karl has joined the AP team," said Randy Best. Mr. Engkvist added, "AP is ideally positioned to help meet the tremendous demand for post-secondary education throughout Asia Pacific. I am looking forward to leading its expansion efforts in this vibrant market and contributing to the success of AP and our partner universities." Before joining Pearson, Mr. Engkvist was the chief operating officer of the student recruitment consultancy Campus Direct. Prior to that, he spent more than a decade with Blackboard, where he held senior positions in both the United States and China. Through Blackboard's early stage, spin-off, IPO, and public company phases, he led various operational groups and initiatives including business development, strategic development, and integration. Mr. Engkvist also led the operations of Blackboard's largest acquisition to date, as well as its joint venture in China, where he lived from 2003 until 2006. Mr. Engkvist also spent nearly a decade at The Princeton Review. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Dartmouth College.


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