The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is Education’s annual tech-focused conference and expo. ISTE drew over 20,000 attendees from 81 different countries to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this year. The four-day event is recognized globally as the most comprehensive educational … [Read more...] about ISTE 2019 Wrap Up and Review
As the Ed Tech industry continues to grow, leaders are redefining the makeup of their organizations. Several traditional roles are being phased out and replaced with titles that reflect new priorities and responsibilities. Over the last 12 months, The Renaissance Network team has noted the … [Read more...] about 4 critical roles have emerged to enable growth and customer centricity in an evolving Ed Tech market
“In my opinion, the primary reason why Ed Tech companies are experiencing a talent shortfall is that the industry has not been around for that long.” Lisa Sacchetti, CEO – The Renaissance Network March 27, 2019 - Forbes recognizes The Renaissance Network (TRN) as a top 40 executive search firm on … [Read more...] about The Renaissance Network is the Highest Ranked Executive Search Firm Focused Exclusively on Education and Education Technology
It should be no surprise that Ed Tech organizations are optimizing for diversity, both for improved performance and to reflect their end-user base. A 2018 BCG study by Rocio Lorenzo and Martin Reeves indicated that “companies with above-average total diversity…migration, industry, career path, … [Read more...] about International Ed Tech: “Build It and They Will Come” and other intuitive tips
The Renaissance Network kicked off Q2 at ASU GSV Summit 2019 in San Diego. The summit once again hosted a wide range of innovations and inspirational guest speakers that push the educational possibilities inside and outside the classroom. Following the event, I sat down with our CEO Lisa … [Read more...] about ASU GSV Summit 2019 Review
2019 is well underway, quarterly reviews are fast approaching, and early performance will be assessed against tracking towards end of year goals. As a business development leader, what should you be evaluating and is the team staying on track? How should primary challenges be addressed within the … [Read more...] about Evaluating your Q1 for a successful year!
The Renaissance Network (TRN) proudly welcomes Colin Gillespie to our team as Chief Operating Officer. In partnership with CEO Lisa Sacchetti, he is tasked with setting and driving organization vision and long-term strategy to support the mission of building world-class teams for innovative … [Read more...] about Colin Homer Gillespie, COO joins The Renaissance Network
The US Ed Tech market is the largest in the world, making it attractive for non-US firms to enter. Conversely, most sources estimate that the growth rates for Ed Tech markets in Asia are double the industry growth rate in the US. Many firms are answering these market opportunities through global … [Read more...] about Global Ed Tech: What should high growth companies consider when building an international team?
Data Handling Analytics moved to the center of the recruiting process in 2018. This increased reliance on data means that data protection is quickly becoming a top priority in talent acquisition. In 2018, companies started to transition as the EU implemented a new data protection act called the … [Read more...] about 5 Top Hiring Trends for 2019
Last year we discussed how the high demand for talent was increasing the pressure on hiring managers. As we enter into 2019 we see this trend continuing: there is still pressure to attract and close the best talent and candidates are again being presented multiple offers, making the market much more … [Read more...] about 2018 EdTech Year End Review