292: Pep Carrera From VitalSource Talks About Open Educational Resources (OER) and E-Learning
VitalSource helps over 1,000 educational content providers create and deliver seamless interactive learning experiences through its exclusive Bookshelf platform to millions of learners at 7,000 institutions. Bookshelf users opened more than 20 million digital textbooks last year and read more than 2.4 billion pages.
The Platform is a global leader in building, enhancing, delivering e-learning content and is transforming Learning.
More Than Books
The team provides instructors and students with immersive, interactive experiences that go beyond the printed page. We also help hundreds of publishers enhance their existing content or create new, customised digital products.
VitalSource delivers educational content to instructors and students around the world through our website, bookstore partnerships and institutional customers.
With the most advanced technology and solutions, VitalSource is helping develop brilliant learners one experience at a time.
Pep Carrera is a proven leader with deep experience leading SaaS companies in analytics, marketing, and education. He’s Responsible for the vision and leadership at VitalSource, leveraging their success to date along with the talented team to enable their current and future partners to successfully deliver solutions and outcomes to students and lifelong learners.
Carrera is an EdTech leader with interests in learning, content, software and emerging technologies.
“We will continue to focus on bringing the best in digital learning technology and accessibility to the learning community.”
On the show, Pep also talks about how they boost engagement with tech-savvy students or digital natives that decide in 7 seconds if something is worth holding their attention or not.