Press

08
May
Jade Roth joins Kortext
by Roberta Nicora

 

Jade Roth, Senior Exec. from Barnes & Noble College - Joins Kortext, the UK's leading digital learning platform and etextbooks provider. Kortext today announced a key strategic appointment, as Jade Roth joins the leadership team.  In her new role at Kortext, Roth will use her extensive experience in the North American higher education market to support the team’s international expansion.

Roth’s successful career at Barnes & Noble spanned more than three decades, culminating in her role as VP, Books and Digital Strategy & Chief Product Officer for Digital Education.

Kortext Founder & CEO, James Gray comments:

"We’re building an extremely experienced team and gearing up to be a global player. Jade will play an instrumental role in our ambitious plans for development and expansion. She is well respected by the industry and has built impressive strategic relationships with academic and trade publishers, partner colleges and universities. Jade’s experience in building a course materials business while driving new initiatives in the transforming field of digital education will enhance Kortext’s already strong student and faculty led business."

Jade Roth added:

"I’m excited about what Kortext has accomplished in its core UK market, in particular the university-wide projects at the University of East London and Middlesex University. I believe this is a compelling model for other institutions many of whom grapple with the same challenges."