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Perceivant appoints Jason Konesco, former CEO and co-founder of ClearScholar, to Board of Directors

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Perceivant appoints Jason Konesco, former CEO and co-founder of ClearScholar, to Board of Directors

"We are very pleased to have Jason Konesco join our board and look forward to his contributions," said Perceivant CEO Brian Rowe. Jason is the former president and CEO of Harrison College, and also the former CEO and co-founder of ClearScholar, Inc., the developer of a student engagement app for higher education, which was recently acquired by Civitas Learning.

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INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Perceivant announced the appointment of Jason Konesco, former CEO and co-founder of ClearScholar, to its board of directors effective June 28th, 2018.

"We are very pleased to have Jason join our board and look forward to his contributions," said Perceivant CEO Brian Rowe. "Jason is a leader in the EdTech community and his extensive experience in higher education administration, entrepreneurship, and business management will be invaluable to our mission of advancing student success through bringing advanced technologies into higher education institutions."

Jason previously spent 17 years in higher education as an administrator and is the former President and CEO of Harrison College, where he led the college's 750+ employees while overseeing 12 campuses, in addition to the online and culinary divisions.

Jason is also the former CEO and co-founder of ClearScholar, Inc., the developer of a student engagement app for higher education, which was recently acquired by Civitas Learning.

At the core of both the missions of Perceivant and ClearScholar is a yearning to make a meaningful impact in higher ed and ultimately create and deliver innovative technology that accelerates student success. "I personally feel tremendous satisfaction in witnessing improvements in student outcomes," Konesco said.

"I was privileged to see many success stories at Harrison College and ClearScholar and look forward to making an impact at Perceivant through my service on their board," he continued. "I'm thrilled to be a part of another blossoming EdTech company in Indianapolis and amazed to see some of the results already, such as those depicted in a forthcoming case study illuminating a 48% reduction in the DFWI (D, fail, withdraw, incomplete) rate at Kennesaw State University."

Jason holds an MBA in Finance from Butler University and Bachelor's in Marketing from Notre Dame. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe, and Cathedral High School, as well as on the advisory board of the Indianapolis Racers Youth Hockey Association.

 

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