KNOWLEDGEMOTION BOLSTERS ITS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH WORLD CLASS EDUCATION ADVISORS
New U.S and EMEA teams will support business and product development initiatives as the business readies itself for Series A investment in early 2016
18 November 2015
LONDON and NEW YORK
Knowledgemotion, the London based company behind the world’s largest library for video in education – boclips.com – today announces its collaboration with the Hatch Group in the U.S and ex Promethean executive David Fairbairn-Day across EMEA.
Both the Hatch Group and Fairbairn-Day provide deep insight into the global provisioning of instructional materials both amongst established education publishers, new digital service providers and at a governmental level. Over the last decade they have successfully designed and launched a number of highly disruptive digital products and businesses, building deep relationships with key industry players along the way.
Hatch Group and Fairbairn-Day passionately endorse recent surveys, empirical studies and industry reports that overwhelmingly agree that video in education, when used correctly, can significantly boost student engagement, enjoyment and learning outcomes.
David Bainbridge, co-founder of Knowledgemotion said “As we ready ourselves for Knowledgemotion and bo’s next chapter, we’re delighted to bring on board new members of the team who have such deep experience in the pedagogy and systems of today’s global learning environments.”
Commenting about this collaboration, Tim Moore, Partner at Hatch Group added, “We’re pleased to enter into an agreement with Knowledgemotion since we believe the bo video platform is a game changing product whose timing is spot on for the market.”
David Fairbairn-Day concluded, “I am delighted to be working with Knowledgemotion and its partners. This is an exciting opportunity for education around the globe to finally get to grips with high quality and pedagogically focused video materials. bo is the first time world class video content has been made available for the education market in an easy to use format.”
For further information contact:
David Bainbridge – Knowledgemotion
Tel: +447801 180155
About Hatch Group
Hatch Group is a full-service venture support & development firm based in New York City focusing on helping startups in edtech, digital media and big data fund and grow their business. Its partners include ex Pearson executives Gary June and Tim Moore.
About David Fairbairn-Day
David is an experienced education and international business development executive who has spent the last 10 years working for Promethean as their Head of Education Strategy – working directly with governments and businesses on their education policies and strategies. David is also Director, British Education Suppliers Association (BESA), Chairman of the Software and Technologies Interest Group and a speaker at numerous conferences including World Islamic Economic Forum, African Union, Global Education Leaders Programme, BESA, UNESCO, NAACE, Planet Earth Institute, International and the Private Schools Education Forum (IPSEF).
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