Technology is rapidly evolving to enter personal life, employment, and higher education sectors. Institutions are adopting changes to meet these changing environmental requirements. Today's technology is capable of reducing or removing existing education barriers, triggering monumental change, and pedagogical innovations.
Modern education technology classroom approach empowers teachers and students to transform the creation and sharing of knowledge. Also, education technology harnesses the potential of new educational experiences and extends learning beyond traditional classroom boundaries.
Bridgepoint Education (BPI) is a post-education company based on innovation and a passion for learning. Its educators and innovators make learning more accessible, valuable and meaningful to everyone. By building on creativity, BPI has re-engineered the modern student experience with advanced learning solutions. BPI uses state-of-the-art technology to reimagine contemporary student experience through programs, technologies, and resources. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and intellectual exposure.
BPI is the parent company of Ashford University and the University of the Rockies, which provide joint services. Both BPI universities offer a progressive online learning platform, including custom educational content and a personalized, interactive interface.
Recently, Greg Finkelstein was appointed as the chief operating officer of BPI. Finkelstein is provided with the responsibility to supervise the business’ operations and marketing aspects.
Bridgepoint’s CEO Andrew Clark, said, “Greg brings a great depth of experience to the company and will further bolster our transformation to a technology, data and services leader in the higher education marketplace.”
Finkelstein began his career as a network consulting engineer with USConnect in the technology industry. He persuaded Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the University of Tulane.
Finkelstein recently served as a resident executive at the Sterling Partners Education Opportunity Fund. Before that, he was the founder of Deltak, one of the first partner companies in online program management (OPM). He was also the senior vice president of the Beacon Institute for Learning.
BPI expects that Finkelstein, who has had more than two decades of higher education consulting and technology experience, will enhance the company’s efforts to deliver innovative solutions from its operational perspective.