Michael Campbell's passion for improving education through technology and digital literacy has helped private and not-for-profit organizations market solutions that support the learning community. For over 20 years, Michael has held leadership positions in sales and marketing spanning the PK - 20 market, technology, publishing, corporate and professional development industries. Prior to his work at Forward Thinking EDU, Michael has held positions with Learning Bird, ETA hand2mind, Follett School Solutions, Cengage, and McGraw-Hill. In addition Michael serves as an advisor for the strategic consulting firm of Acumen Partners, providing benchingmarking solutions. Michael also serves on the advisory board of EdWeb.net and was elected to the board of the Educational Technology Industry Network Division of SIIA . In addition to his work on boards and consulting, Michael serves as advisor for the MaRS program in Toronto, Ontario Canada, helping startup and growth companies grow their businesses.
Michael's enthusiasm for learning and education extends outside the office. In 2012, he joined the board of the local Parent Teacher Organization. In 2014, Michael was appointed to a vacant position the local public library board, as a trustee. In 2015, Michael was elected to a full-term by the local village to the library board, where he has served as Treasurer and now as Vice-President of the board.
Michael has spoken at various conferences on multiple topics ranging from marketing to funding opportunities for schools and business in education. Michael is a frequent host and guest on webinars, podcasts, and radio shows that discuss the challenges of the education industry.