BOSTON, MA – September 4, 2018 – Jenzabar® Inc. today announced the appointment of Les Zimmerman to the position of Vice President of Product Development. In his new role, Zimmerman will lead the technological vision, strategic direction, and product development of Jenzabar One, the company’s cloud-based solution for higher-education.
Zimmerman is a product leader and visionary with a record of successfully delivering solutions for higher education success. He started his software development career at Jenzabar as a programmer analyst and has moved up through the company over the last twenty-five years as an application architect/developer, database administrator, and director of product of development. Before joining Jenzabar, Zimmerman worked as a software engineer at a property casualty insurance company. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science from Bridgewater College.
“Les’ customer-centric philosophy coupled with his strategic vision, technical aptitude, and experience in all facets of Jenzabar software products makes him a tremendous asset in the continued innovation of our Jenzabar One solution,” said Ling Chai Maginn, president and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Jenzabar. “We are pleased that he will be taking on this new role.”
“Students are now in charge of their education and to be competitive, institutions must meet the demands of the modern student,” said Zimmerman. “Our ground-breaking Jenzabar One solution provides tools to help students succeed and enables higher education institutions to become more engaged, responsive, and connected to their students. Because it is cloud-based, organizations are mobile ready and equipped to leverage new and innovative technology.”
Created out of a passion for education and a vision for technology, Jenzabar offers disruptive, innovative software solutions and services that empower students’ success and helps higher education institutions meet the demands of the modern student. Over 1,350 higher educational campuses harness Jenzabar solutions for improved performance across campus and a more personalized and connected experience for the student. For further information, please visit www.jenzabar.com or on twitter @Jenzabar or LinkedIn.
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