About Us

Fierce Education is a place where higher education leaders, administrators and faculty, and those driving technology adoption decisions in education can access proven methods and best practices as they rethink pedagogy and business models in the new blended learning world. We are doing this with the same “Fierce” tenacity shared by those in higher ed who are fighting their way to build a better future for learners everywhere.

About: Created for the way forward, “Rethinking Higher Education in a Blended Learning World”.

  • Using technology for teaching better and reaching learners everywhere
  • Addressing business model changes required to move forward
  • Workforce preparation/ Back to School Adult Learners- Reskilling

Audience: Attracting those who are actively leaning in to the future

  • Reach across both Administration and Faculty and driving collaboration, inclusivity, and speed to address market demand
  • Able to segment and target based on your objectives

Content:

  • Profiling the people from Higher Ed. Our focus is not about us, or association membership, academia, big research.

We are showcasing the people creating successes in the new blended learning world that others can apply. Actively drive peer nominations
of Fierce Educators, Fierce Technologists , Fierce Ed Leaders whom we profile and to speak in our events.

  • Hot topics: Best practices, Blended Learning, Pedagogy, Student engagement- their voice, Accessibility, Connectivity & Equity, Assessment & Analytics,

Security & Privacy, Cloud Unique Reach

  • Partnering with Fierce Telecom and Fierce Wireless –reaching technology professionals who work in Higher Ed that may only engage with tech media & events

Products:

  • Products that provide thought-leadership (speaking) and targeted leads, while branding and reinforcing messaging, that can be a-la-carte, integrated, or customized based on marketing objectives including:
    • ½ Day Event casts—unique and sophisticated environment given the Questex platform
    • Q&A Interview/ Newsletter combo package: 5 , 10-minute Video that runs on the site, in the newsletter, and includes banner ad linking to your site.
    • Webinar- sole sponsored, customized topic, and to a targeted audience you select. Unique platform offering a pre and post event lobby for extended engagement with audience, chat, assets, and automated survey.

Customer Experience: Creative/ Flexible / Fast / Service-Oriented

Our Team

Kathleen Connolly

Kathleen Connolly

VP and Market Leader

Elliot Markowitz

Elliot Markowitz

Head of Content

Jacqueline Renfrow

Jacqueline Renfrow

Contributing Writer

Peggy Bresnick

Peggy Bresnick

Contributing Writer

Annie Galvin Teich

Annie Galvin Teich

Contributing Writer

Susan

Susan Fourtané

Contributing Writer

Alison Diana

Alison Diana

Contributing Writer

Molly Walker - Headshot

Molly Walker

VP Content Innovation

Samantha Bookman

Samantha Bookman

Content Innovation

Stephanie Barmakian

Stephanie Barmakian

Social Media Coordinator

Lisa Barley

Lisa Barley

Content and Production Specialist

Rachel Hamrick

Rachel Hamrick

Associate Director Marketing Programs

Alayna Hyler

Alayna Hyler

Marketing Programs Specialist

Kate Lester

Kate Lester

Marketing Programs Specialist

Jillian Blauvelt

Jillian Blauvelt

Marketing Programs Specialist

Jen Miles

Jennifer Miles

Marketing Programs Specialist

Matee Kowl

Matee Kowl

Marketing Programs Specialist

Josee Archer

Josee Archer

Director, Audience Development

Sharon Kim

Sharon Kim

Audience Development Specialist