Baltimore, MD — Moodlerooms, Inc., Moodle partner and proven provider of enterprise e-Learning solutions, announced today that Lev Gonick was elected to the company’s Board of Directors. The appointment of Gonick is reflective of the company’s continuing effort to secure staff and governance with a proven track record of world class industry leadership in education technology innovation.
Lev is currently vice president for information technology services and CIO at Case Western Reserve University. He also serves on the Board of Monarch Teaching Technologies, an educational software developer for persons with autism, and is an active member of the Cisco Corporation Higher Education Executive Exchange. He is also the founder and now Board Chair Emeritus of OneCleveland (now known as OneCommunity), the award winning project to create a connected community throughout Northeast Ohio through ultra-broadband wired and wireless network connectivity.
In 2011 Government Technology awarded Lev one of their “Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers in Public-Sector Innovation.” In 2010 Gonick and his colleagues at Case Western Reserve launched the nation’s first gigabit fiber to the home research program called the Case Connection Zone. In the same year, Lev also received recognition as “Visionary of the Year” from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors. In 2007, he and Case Western Reserve were recognized with a ComputerWorld Laureate for leveraging technology to address community priorities. In 2006, Lev was recognized by ComputerWorld as a Premier 100 IT leader and honored in the same year by CIO magazine with a CIO 100 Award.
Previously, Lev has served as co-chair of the CIO Executive Council’s higher education committee, as president of the board of the New Media Consortium, and as board member for National LambdaRail (NLR), the nation’s next generation advanced networking research effort.
“We are very excited to welcome Lev to our team,” said Lou Pugliese, Moodlerooms’ CEO and Board Chairman. “He brings a long track record of success and extensive experience establishing, leading, and advising diverse technology efforts. Lev’s perspective and guidance is vital for Moodlerooms as we are beginning to scale the company rapidly into multiple markets throughout the US and across the world to better serve the global education community.”
About Moodlerooms (www.moodlerooms.com):
Moodlerooms provides educators and learners across the globe with adaptable, reliable and affordable e-learning. With turnkey software-as-a-service solutions for Moodle, Moodlerooms’ customers receive the benefits of the most widely-used learning management system in the world with the comfort and assurance that come from enterprise-level enhancements, services, and value-added support. With an unwavering commitment to creating a more effective and engaging education community, Moodlerooms is the CHANGE you want e-learning to be. For more information, visit www.moodlerooms.com.