Pittsburgh, Pa., July 17, 2007 — Carnegie Learning, Inc., a leading publisher of research-based math curricula for middle, high school, and post-secondary students, has hired Jacob Sherman, former Vice President at Random House, to optimize distribution, fulfillment and operations activity for the company. Most recently, Sherman was with Advanced Marketing Services and, earlier in his career, he spent 12 years with Ingram Book Company and Ingram Entertainment. Sherman will relocate to Pittsburgh from San Diego.
Carnegie Learning has experienced significant year-over-year growth in the secondary math market since 2005, and the company anticipates continued expansion as it enters the higher education market this year.
“Attracting Jay Sherman to this role is an exciting milestone for the company,” said Dennis Ciccone, CEO of Carnegie Learning. “The addition of an industry leader like Jay to our staff will elevate our production infrastructure to a level that anticipates the growing demand for our products as we expand into new areas in the coming quarters.”
About Carnegie Learning, Inc. (www.carnegielearning.com)
Carnegie Learning, Inc. is a leading publisher of core, full-year mathematics solutions as well as supplemental intervention applications for middle school, high school, and post-secondary students. The company´s Cognitive Tutor® programs are helping more than 475,000 students in over 1300 school districts across the United States succeed in math by integrating interactive software sessions, text, and student-centered classroom lessons into a unique learning platform for algebra readiness, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, high-stakes test preparation, and Integrated Math programs. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Carnegie Learning was founded by cognitive science researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in conjunction with veteran mathematics teachers.