Ascend Learning Appoints Pete Schiller as Director, TPM

ChampionScott Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Schiller as Director, Technical Product Management for the Safety & Trades Group at Ascend Learning, a world-leading technology and education company that develops online learning tools that help people enter, sustain and succeed in their careers.  Pete brings extensive technology product management leadership in both education and enterprise products to Ascend Learning which will be leveraged to continue to drive the Business’s digital strategic plan.

Mr. Schiller joins Ascend Learning form John Wiley & Sons where he served as Director, Product Management leading a team of product managers and business analysts for Wiley Efficient Learning Test Prep and HE/Dummies product lines.  Previously Pete served as Director, Product Management at PeopleFluent, a leading total workforce HCM technology company.  Pete was formerly Vice President, Global Products at SAI Global, managing global product development and implementation.  Earlier in his career Pete worked for companies including Cambium Learning Group, Houghton Mifflin / Classwell Learning Group and Cengage Learning, as well as Harvard Business School and Emerson College.

Pete earned his M.S. in Communications from Boston University and his B.A. in Journalism from the University of Cincinnati.

About Ascend Learning:
Ascend Learning is a leading provider of technology-based educational, curriculum and assessment solutions for high-growth careers in a range of industries, including healthcare, fitness and wellness, and insurance and financial services. We provide outcomes-based solutions aimed at helping people enter, sustain and succeed in their chosen fields. Ascend employs more than 1,000 employees, with headquarters in Burlington, Mass., and offices in Kansas City metro, Phoenix metro, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Walnut Creek, California, Ann Arbor, Michigan, New York, and the U.K. For more information, please visit: www.ascendlearning.com.

About ChampionScott Partners
ChampionScott Partners is a leading retained executive search firm focused on delivering leadership solutions for technology and technology-enabled companies, globally.  Throughout every search we undertake, we apply the strategic insights of an experienced search partner, the operating skills of an internationally expert management team, and the recruiting abilities of a premiere executive search firm.  For more information, please visit www.championscott.com or contact Chris Messing or Dennis Hogue.