Seasoned enterprise software education technology veteran to join Destiny Solutions executive team
Online PR News – 23-September-2011 – – Destiny Solutions, the leading innovator of lifelong learning business solutions, today announced that Yancy Oshita has joined as Chief Marketing Officer. Oshita will lead strategic marketing, product marketing and marketing communications. He will also be responsible for the Destiny Solutions brand and for building a community of higher education stakeholders dedicated to non-traditional education. “Yancy is a strong leader and world-class marketer with proven experience in shaping brands, engaging customers and driving market share in the enterprise software business," said Shaul Kuper, Destiny Solutions President and CEO. "His background in education technology makes him particularly attuned to the needs of our rapidly growing customers in lifelong learning business solutions.”
Oshita brings over 25 years of experience at venture-backed start-ups and some of the most well-known enterprise technology companies. Most recently, he served as Chief Marketing Officer of NIKSUN, a leading provider of enterprise network monitoring solutions, where he led product strategy, marketing, technical training and quality assurance. Previously, Oshita was Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing of EducationDynamics’ Enrollment and Retention Solutions Division, where he developed successful partnerships with senior educators at numerous public and private higher education institutions. Before that, Oshita was Chief Marketing Officer of Wimba, which was acquired by Blackboard. He successfully repositioned the Wimba Collaboration Suite and helped accelerate the company’s growth to nearly $20 million. Prior to Wimba, he held product strategy and marketing executive positions at INFONXX, Teradata and NCR.
“Destiny Solutions has quietly crafted the best business solution for non-traditional education, the most trusted software platform and a growing customer list of discerning higher education institutions,” Oshita said. “The company’s laser focus on understanding and automating non-traditional education business processes has provided a pathway for institutions that feel powerless in dealing with inflexible legacy systems. I am delighted to lead marketing and be a part of an all-star executive team through the company’s next phase of growth.”
Oshita joins a seasoned executive team with proven functional experience, rich expertise in enterprise software and education technology and a dedication to lifelong learning. Earlier this year, the company appointed Kevin O’Neill, who brings an extensive background of software development experience, as Vice President of Engineering. The experienced leadership team strengthens the company’s long term plans to expand into new markets and continue to grow sales.
About Destiny Solutions
Destiny Solutions is the leading innovator of lifelong learning business solutions. Since 2001, Destiny Solutions has delivered breakthrough technology designed exclusively to meet the divergent needs of non-traditional higher education. Our flagship product, Destiny One,TM is the only business solution that offers integrated constituent, enrollment and administrative management on a single software platform. Crafted with the lifelong learner in mind, Destiny One is the most complete, agile and trusted business solution. It transforms traditional administrative systems so educators can grow revenue, enhance student experience and success, and improve operational efficiency.For more information, please visit: www.destinysolutions.com.