DENVER (December 1, 2006)Jones Knowledge®, Inc., a family of online education solution providers, announced today that Terry J. Erdle has been hired in the newly created position of Senior Vice President. Erdle will assist in overseeing the strategic direction and operation of all the Jones Knowledge companies, as well as Jones Cyber Solutions®, Ltd.
Erdle’s purview will include serving as CEO of Jones Knowledge member companies Jones e-global library®, Inc., Jones e-education: Software Standard® (JESS®) and Jones Knowledge Integration Group™. He will be the president of Jones International Academy™, Inc. and Jones Cyber Solutions.
“Terry is an eminently capable, experienced executive, and I’m very pleased to welcome him on board,” said Jones Knowledge founder and CEO Glenn R. Jones. “He will be playing a pivotal role in the future of the Jones education and customer management concerns, and I have every confidence in his leadership and vision.”
Prior to joining Jones, Erdle was with Sun Microsystems. He was the SVP of Global Services Sales & Managed Services Practice at the time of his departure. From 2002-2004, Erdle was SVP of Sun Education and Knowledge Services, where he provided worldwide senior leadership for Educational Services and Knowledge Services, which included 1,200 education, technology, information and business development professionals.
Preceding his tenure at Sun, Erdle was the Vice President of Worldwide Information Management for The Hibbert Group, an international marketing fulfillment company.
Erdle is on the Board of Trustees of the Colorado Institute of Technology, a gubernatorial appointment; he is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Colorado Science and Technology Commission. Erdle earned his B.S. from Colorado State University and his M.Sc. in Computer Science from Oxford University.
About Jones Knowledge®, Inc.
Jones Knowledge, Inc. (JK) is a leader in the development and deployment of online learning solutions for educational institutions, corporations and individuals. JK’s businesses include Jones International University®, Ltd., the first fully online, accredited university, offering undergraduate and graduate degree specializations and associated professional certificate programs; Jones e-global library®, Inc., a comprehensive suite of online library resources; Jones Knowledge Integration Group™, an e-learning advisory practice; and Jones e-education: Software Standard® (JESS®), a full-featured, online learning platform. JK is a subsidiary of Jones International™, Ltd. To learn more about Jones Knowledge visit www.jonesknowledge.com.
About Jones e-global library®, Inc.
A subsidiary of Jones Knowledge®, Inc. (JK), Jones e-global library, Inc. provides a comprehensive suite of online library research tools, customizable to meet the unique needs of learning institutions around the world. JK, a subsidiary of Jones International™, Ltd., is a leader in the development and deployment of online learning solutions for educational institutions, individuals and corporations. To learn more about Jones e-global library, visit www.egloballibrary.com.
About Jones e-education: Software Standard ®
Jones e-education: Software Standard (JESS®) is a mature, top-of-the-line learning management system. JESS provides the necessary e-learning tools for communication, collaboration, community building, assessment creation, and management of online learning courses. In addition, it provides virtually unmatched flexibility for instructional design and professional content, as well as administrative oversight and control. To learn more about JESS, visit www.jonesknowledge.com and click on “Jones Knowledge Integration Group.”
About Jones International Academy™, Ltd.
Jones International Academy, Ltd. (JIA) is a subsidiary of Jones International™, Ltd., the corporate parent of multiple subsidiaries in the Internet, e-commerce, software, education, entertainment, radio programming and syndication businesses. JIA markets products through its subsidiary Jones/NCTI™, Inc. Together, JIA and Jones/NCTI develop online and CD/DVD based training programs featuring full-motion video for the cable television and broadband industries that include technical programs for Installer Training, Customer Service, Selling Skills and much more. JIA is one of the leading providers in the development of education and training programs for the IP (Internet Protocol) world. For more information, please visit www.jonesinternationalacademy.com and www.jonesncti.com.
About Jones Cyber Solutions®, Ltd.
Jones Cyber Solutions, Ltd. (JCS) is a leading provider of innovative and scalable software products for the communications, entertainment and education industries. Its premier customer account and order management product, Intelligent Customer Support Systems™ (ICSS), empowers communications operators to efficiently handle multiple service and product offerings in a single, comprehensive platform with a complete view of each customer. For more information, please visit www.jonescyber.com.