Cengage Learning Recognized for Ed Tech Innovations in Boston and Beyond

Boston-based Cengage a Finalist for BostInno’s “50 on Fire” Awards

BOSTON, Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cengage Learning joins innovators and change-makers from across Boston as a finalist for BostInno’s “50 on Fire” Awards, which recognize people and organizations at the forefront of progress and change in their industries.  BostInno, part of the Streetwise Media group, is a digital media outlet and news source covering innovation in tech, startups, business, finance, higher education and city life.

“Cengage Learning continues to evolve, both culturally and operationally, into an integrated digital solutions company that puts students at the center of everything we do. We’re honored to be recognized by ’50 on Fire’ as a leader in Boston’s ed tech community for our work to create digital tools that seamlessly integrate into the lives of today’s students,” said George Moore, Chief Technology Officer, Cengage Learning.

“Fifty on Fire recognizes Boston’s inventors, disruptors, luminaries, and newsmakers across all industries,” said Greg Gomer, co-founder of Streetwise Media. “From design and food, to education, technology and healthcare, we bring together the best and brightest to celebrate game changing policies, products, innovation and ideas.  Cengage Learning had an incredible year as it transforms into an ed tech provider, and we congratulate them on being named a finalist for the award.”

Recently, Cengage Learning launched a comprehensive mobile app for its MindTap digital course solution; acquired ed tech company Learning Objects and the ePortfolio solution Pathbrite; and hosted a pitch competition for ed tech startups.  In addition, the company continues to collaborate with global partners to address issues relating to STEM education and workforce training.

The ’50 on Fire’ winners will be announced on December 3rd at BostInno’s year-end awards celebration.  A panel of judges, comprised of industry-specific community leaders and influencers, evaluate and choose the winners. For a complete list of finalists, visit: http://50onfire.com/boston/.

About Cengage Learning

Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional and library markets worldwide. The company provides superior content, personalized services and course-driven digital solutions that accelerate student engagement and transform the learning experience. Cengage Learning is headquartered in Boston, MA with an office hub located in San Francisco, CA. Cengage Learning employees reside in nearly 40 different countries with company sales in more than 125 countries around the world. www.cengage.com.