Emmersion Learning announced today the appointment of David Adsit as chief technology officer. In this position, David will report directly to the CEO and lead the growing engineering team in executing a technology strategy for the TrueNorth and WebCAPE products.
With over 30 years of experience, David’s passion for programming has led him to many leadership positions with several industry leaders, including his most recent title as lead architect at Pluralsight. Under his direction, he and his team helped Pluralsight gain the necessary traction to quickly progress to an initial public offering of $3 billion. His extensive experience with lean software engineering and test-driven development will help propel Emmersion Learning to a new level of technical excellence.
“I am honored to be part of Emmersion Learning,” said David. “The passion behind the team resonates with my experience in the EdTech industry. After seven years of working in global teaching technology, I am thrilled to apply my skills to a team and environment that is so dedicated to the success of others.”
“While working with David at Pluralsight, I saw his commitment to building lean technology to provide value to its users,” said Dr. Jacob Burdis, CPO and co-founder of Emmersion Learning. “We are excited for him to refine our technology strategy to build products that will continually delight our users.”
About Emmersion Learning
Founded in 2015, Emmersion Learning is a rapidly growing EdTech company located on the Silicon Slopes of Lehi, Utah. With a mission to close the global communication gap, the company focuses on helping organizations be smarter with their global language strategy by leveraging powerful data captured through an adaptive and automated assessment system. This goal is founded in the belief that language learning is most effective when it is personalized and customized to the learner on an individual level. Learn more at https://emmersion.ai
The TrueNorth English Speaking Assessment was developed to modernize English language testing with patented artificial intelligence and machine learning. This technology allows for immediate results and scoring as opposed to all other language assessments that take 24 to 48 hours to grade. TrueNorth provides a convenient and immediate English testing solution that has been validated and calibrated to global testing standards and is also available in several other languages.
Some of the largest international companies rely on TrueNorth testing every day. With this technology, BPOs and international companies utilize real-time data and reporting to assist in attracting and hiring the best talent. Additionally, more than 650 universities, colleges, and training institutions around the globe use the TrueNorth platform for course placement and progress tracking. TrueNorth is delivered online with only the need for headphones and microphones.