SANTA ANA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greenwood Hall, Inc. (OTCBB: ELRN), education technology provider of dynamic student lifecycle management solutions for colleges and universities, today announced that Dr. John R. Hall, III, Ed.D., Chief Executive Officer, will be a featured keynote speaker at TechOut LA, an interactive conference experience bringing together the tech, education and entrepreneur communities.
Speaking on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Mack Sennett Studios in Los Angeles, Calif., Dr. Hall will present, “Silicon Campus: Students Innovating Their Own Education Technology and Why This is A Game Changer for Education Reform.” The topic will explore technologies that students have created to better their educational experience, why this needs to be encouraged, and how students can be the most powerful voice yet in the education reform movement.
“I’m honored to be part of this year’s TechOut LA, which brings together some of the best and most creative minds from the technology, education and business communities,” Dr. Hall said. “Perhaps most exciting is the participation of a number of student scholars from the local community who not only represent our future but are leading the charge for education reform with ground-breaking ideas.
“As a leader in revolutionizing college student success, Greenwood Hall firmly believes that events like TechOut LA can help fuel innovation and truly collaborative new ideas in higher education that can create meaningful results,” Dr. Hall added.
Dr. Hall has been integrally involved in the education management, direct response and customer relationship management industries since 1992 and is a trusted advisor to university presidents across the U.S. on various higher education issues. He co-founded Greenwood Hall in 1998, which has become a leader in supporting colleges and universities throughout the United States in all areas of the student lifecycle. Dr. Hall also is a published author and inspirational speaker about Autism and the education of children with special needs. He serves on the Board of Trustees of Roosevelt University and continues to mentor college-ready high school students at the Roybal Education Center in Downtown Los Angeles. Dr. Hall received a Doctorate in Education from the University of Southern California. He also received a B.A. in Political Science and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
About Greenwood Hall
Powering the education revolution one student at a time, Greenwood Hall helps colleges and universities increase enrollments, create positive student experiences and enhance learning outcomes throughout the student lifecycle via dynamic cloud-based solutions that integrate state-of-the-art technology, higher education expertise, project management and workforce solutions. Since establishing its education business in 2006, Greenwood Hall has grown to over 150 employees serving over 30 education clients and over 70 degree programs. The company is headquartered in Orange County, California, with facilities in College Station, Texas and Shanghai, China.