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Lev Gonick, Nationally Respected Education CEO and Technologist, Joins eGenio Board
(Cleveland, OH…June 7, 2013) eGenio Education Solutions today announced the appointment of Lev Gonick, vice president for information technology services and chief information officer at Case Western Reserve University, to the company’s Managing Board. Gonick recently announced that he is leaving Case to become CEO of OneCommunity, the award winning collaborative that is creating an ultra-broadband wired and wireless network in Ohio. He starts in his new role as CEO of OneCommunity on July 1.
“We are extremely pleased and honored to add Lev to our board,” Don Greenberg, co-founder and CEO of eGenio, said. “Lev was one of the first people we showed eGenio to back when we started the company. His passion for the business and his experience bringing technology to the classroom will be extremely valuable to us moving forward.”
Founded in 2009, eGenio Education Solutions has developed an Integrated Learning Environment™ that is transforming the learning experience for K – 12 students across the country, giving both teachers and students the ability to use technology in creative and innovative ways to improve educational outcomes.
“Technology has become a vital part of teaching and learning in today’s classrooms, “Gonick said. “Meanwhile, school budgets are shrinking, and teachers are stretched thin. Students and educators need a simple, easy to use, integrated solution and eGenio’s technology does that in an uncomplicated and seamless way.”
Gonick 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 on the board of the National LambdaRail (NLR), the nation’s next generation advanced networking research effort. In 2011 Government Technology awarded Lev one of their “Top 25 Doers, Dreamers & Drivers in Public-Sector Innovation.” In the same year Crain’s Business Cleveland named Gonick one its “10 Difference Makers” in Northeast Ohio and Broadband Properties honored him with their Cornerstone Award for “using fiber to build an inclusive society and empower individuals.”
In addition, Lev currently serves on the boards of Monarch Teaching Technologies, (educational software developers for persons with autism), and DecisionDesk. He is also an active member of the Cisco Corporation Higher Education Executive Exchange.