McHENRY, Ill., Jan. 29, 2016 – Nader Qaimari, who leads Follett's preK-12 business, Follett School Solutions, has been named to the EdNET 2016 Industry Advisory Board, a panel of industry executives who advise on the programming and formatting for the education industry's networking and thought leadership event.
The annual EdNET Conference, hosted by MDR, provides PreK-12 organizations the latest information on market trends, business partnering opportunities, funding sources, new technologies, and activities of key market players. This year's conference will be held Sept. 25-27 in Dallas.
"Follett has been a long-time supporter of EdNET and our work, and we are honored to have Nader participating in our board discussions this year," said Vicki Smith Bigham, EdNET Conference Manager. "His keen perspective on the market, especially in publishing and the transition to digital products and service solutions, will be valuable for program planning. I very much look forward to working with him."
In October 2015, Qaimari was promoted to Executive Vice President for Follett Corporation, and General Manager for Follett School Solutions. Qaimari joined Follett in July 2014 as Senior Vice President of Content Services and Solutions. Prior to that, he served as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Cengage Learning's Gale business.
For more information about Follett, visit www.FollettLearning.com.
About Follett's PreK-12 Business
Follett is the largest provider of educational materials and technology solutions to PreK-12 libraries, classrooms, learning centers and school districts in the United States, and a major supplier to educational institutions worldwide. Follett distributes books, reference materials, digital resources, eBooks and audiovisual materials, as well as pre-owned textbooks. Follett also is one of the leading providers of integrated educational technology for the management of physical and digital assets, the tracking, storing and analyzing of academic data, and digital learning environment tools for the classroom focusing on student achievement.
About Follett Corporation
For more than 140 years, Follett has been a trusted partner to pre-K and K-12 schools, districts, and college campuses, taking care of the critical details that make it easier for schools to run, teachers to teach and students to learn. Every day, Follett serves over half of the students in the United States, and works with 70,000 schools as a leading provider of education technology, services and print and digital content. Follett is higher education's largest campus retailer and a hub for school spirit and community, operating more than 1,150 local campus stores and 1,600 virtual stores across the continent. Headquartered in Westchester, Illinois, Follett is a $2.6 billion privately held company.