began his career, sales bag in hand, in the electronics industry. But he knew that if he wanted to advance, he needed to impact strategy, not just revenue. That’s why, after successful executive positions heading up global marketing and sales at GE/Gates Energy, Iomega and Software AG Americas, he jumped at the opportunity to join Blackboard, a multimillion-dollar education technology company based in Washington, D.C., as head of global marketing. That was eight years ago. Two years into the job, the company’s then-CEO asked Hill to start a professional education division...
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