January 26, 2015 11:33 PM ET

Company Overview of Software & Information Industry Association

Company Overview

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is a trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to software and information companies. The Software & Information Industry Association is based in Washington, District of Columbia.

1090 Vermont Avenue, NW

Sixth Floor

Washington, DC 20005

United States

Founded in 1984





Key Executives for Software & Information Industry Association

President and Director
Age: 68
Executive Director of Software Division
Vice President of Content Division
Treasurer and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Software & Information Industry Association Key Developments

Software & Information Industry Association Announces 2015 Board of Directors

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), announced new members of its Education Division Board of Directors. These newly elected and appointed executives from SIIA member companies represent a broad spectrum of corporate interests, and their visionary leadership will help guide the education technology industry during this time of seismic change. Newly elected board members are: Lindsay Miller, Business Development Manager, Intel Corporation Education Group, Edie Perkins, VP International Product Development, Scholastic Inc., Jim Ruddy, Vice President Business Development, Learnosity, Tom Schenck, President, Follett School Solutions, Matt Strain, Director Strategy, Worldwide Education, Adobe Systems, Mitch Weisburgh, Managing Director, Academic Business Advisors, Cathy Zier, SVP Global Alliances & Solution Sales, Promethean. Newly appointed board members are: Todd Bloom, Chief Academic Officer, Hobsons, Benjamin (Benj) Heuston, President, Waterford Institute,Christopher Porter, Senior Vice President, Sales, Pearson, NA, Eileen Shihadeh, Vice President, Marketing and Product Management, Compass Learning, Susan Silveira, Staff Manager, Business Development, Qualcomm Education, Board members serving one more year of their elected two-year terms are: Lisa Barnett, Chief Executive Officer, Atomic Learning,Adam Hall, President and CEO, Nervanix, Inc, Chad Johnson, Managing Director, Cherry Tree & Associates, LLC, Jeff Livingston, SVP, Education Policy and Strategic Alliances, McGraw Hill Education, Christopher Lohse, VP, Strategic Partnerships, Renaissance Learning, Paula Maylahn, Consultant, Paula Maylahn Consulting, Nicole Melander, Senior VP, Digital Strategy and Chief Customer Officer, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Joyce Whitby, VP, National Sales and Marketing, Monarch Teaching Technologies, Randy Wilhelm, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Knovation.

Software & Information Industry Association Launches Online Platforms to Connect High Tech Companies & Provide Resources on Latest News and Trends

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced the launch of SIIA Communities. Created by the SIIA Software Division, these online forums serve as an innovative new platform for connecting and informing companies involved in the software and digital content industries. Open to companies that are members of SIIA, these seven separate communities focus on big data, Internet of things, finance and more, while a specially-designed CEO Network community provides tools and resources to help chief executives improve effectiveness and gain competitive advantage in the marketplace. In addition to delivering news, event information and industry updates, each SIIA Community features an ISV Connect form - which allows participating companies to request introductions to other members - as well as a resource section featuring market research and other assets submitted by SIIA or the member community. SIIA is also creating advisory boards to help develop and guide each community.

Software & Information Industry Association Appoints Michael Ni as Director

Avangate announced that Chief Marketing Officer Michael Ni has been appointed to the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Board of Directors. Made up of twenty executives from SIIA member companies, the Board brings together selected executives to provide the software industry with advocacy, leadership and critical market information. Michael Ni has over 20 years of experience as a marketing and product executive, with success in bringing successful innovation-driven business to market. His business experience spans across software, telecommunications, consumer packaged goods and digital media. Ni will be joining the board alongside leaders from IBM, HP, Accenture, Red Hat, Oracle and Deloitte.

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