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Blackboard CEO’s First 100 Days: Reorganization and Learn Ultra Updates

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) Just over four years after Providence Equity Partners acquired Blackboard and three years after they brought in Jay Bhatt to replace co-founder Michael Chasen, the company hired Bill Ballhaus as its new CEO at the beginning … Continue reading

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Blackboard Replaces CEO Jay Bhatt: What happened

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) Just over four years since Providence Equity Partners acquired Blackboard and three years after they brought in Jay Bhatt to replace co-founder Michael Chasen, the company announced another change in CEO. Blackboard has removed Jay … Continue reading

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Partial Transcript: Richard Levin (new Coursera CEO) on Charlie Rose

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) I have written two posts recently about Coursera’s appointment of the former president of Yale as the company’s new CEO, with the implicit argument that this move represents a watershed moment for commercial MOOCs. In … Continue reading

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CEO Transition at Blackboard is Latest Move in Corporate Turnaround

By Phil HillMore Posts (430) On Monday of this past week Michael Chasen announced that he is leaving Blackboard, the company he co-founded in 1997 and has led as CEO since 2001. Blackboard simultaneously announced the appointment of Jay Bhatt, … Continue reading

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