Vice President - Product, Pearson eCollege
Adrian Sannier is the Vice President of Product at Pearson eCollege, a Pearson Education company that creates, services, and powers many of the most successful online programs globally. Prior to joining eCollege, Adrian was the University Technology Officer and Professor in the Division of Computing Studies at Arizona State University. Under Sannier's leadership, ASU transformed its information technology operation by aggressively embracing cloud-based computing services such as Google Apps for Education and Amazon's AWS.
Before becoming UTO at ASU, Adrian was the Stanley Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering at Iowa State University. His research interests focus on the application of immersive visualization and next generation human/computer interfaces to challenges in science, technology and the humanities. Before joining the Iowa State University faculty in 2001, Adrian was vice president and general manager of Engineering Animation Inc., a leading provider of 3D computer graphics software. He led a group of 200 programmers and artists who created products for a diverse group of companies, from Mattel and Disney to Ford and General Motors.
Adrian received his B.S. and PhD. in Systems Science from Michigan State University