Jerry Huang Provides Unique International EdTech Expertise for Global Language Learning Expansion
Arlington, VA, Aug. 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST), a world leader in technology-based learning solutions, today welcomed Jerry Huang as Senior Vice President with responsibility over the Company’s Language international expansion strategy. In this role, Jerry will report to Matt Hulett, Rosetta Stone’s President of Language.
“At Rosetta Stone, one of our main goals is to consistently drive innovation and growth, and in welcoming new senior leaders, we’re taking the necessary steps in the right direction to focus on technology and global expansion,” said Hulett. “We’re excited to see these leaders in the tech space continue Rosetta Stone’s transformation.”
With over 20 years of technology leadership experience across the edtech and consumer retail industries, Huang will focus on the strategy for Rosetta Stone outside of North America. Most recently, Huang was the Global Chief Operating Officer at iTutorGroup, a Shanghai-based leader in online English language learning valued at over $1 billion. He was responsible for strategy and growth of iTutorGroup’s online platform and education operations, which included managing over 25,000 tutors in 80 countries around the world.
“I am extremely excited to join Rosetta Stone. We are one of the most recognizable language brands in the world and we have the raw materials to expand our efforts outside our current core geographies,” said Huang. “I bring a unique perspective of the digital language learning space to Rosetta Stone and I look forward to combining my expertise with this fantastic team.”
Huang joins other recent senior hires, including Christine Chambers, who is the Vice President of Finance; Roya Salehi, who is the Vice President of Literacy Customer Success; Greg Spils, who recently joined the Company’s Language business as the Vice President of Product; and Dan Holmes, who is the Senior Vice President of the Education and Enterprise Language Sales and Marketing. Including Huang, these executives add over 100 years of combined e-commerce and SaaS experience representing blue-chip companies like Amazon, Microsoft, Gartner, and more. With these new hires on board, Rosetta Stone is propelling growth and innovation.
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About Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing people’s lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company’s innovative digital solutions drive positive learning outcomes for the inspired learner at home or in schools and workplaces around the world.
Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone’s language division uses cloud-based solutions to help all types of learners read, write, and speak more than 30 languages. Lexia Learning, Rosetta Stone's literacy education division, was founded more than 30 years ago and is a leader in the literacy education space. Today, Lexia helps students build fundamental reading skills through its rigorously researched, independently evaluated, and widely respected instruction and assessment programs.
For more information, visit www.rosettastone.com. “Rosetta Stone” is a registered trademark or trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd. in the United States and other countries.