ANNOUNCEMENT  |  Nov 5, 2018

UWorld Names Jeffrey A. Elliott as Chief Operating Officer


UWorld®, the worldwide leader in online preparation for licensing and admissions exams, is pleased to announce that Jeffrey A. Elliott has joined as Chief Operating Officer.


DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) - NOVEMBER 05, 2018 - “I envisioned a COO whose skill set would complement our growth plans while keeping UWorld’s students as the priority. I sought a candidate with expertise, not just in education, but in technology and publishing, to help maneuver UWorld into the next phase of growth. I found this expertise in Jeff, a recognized pioneer and veteran of the EdTech industry,” said Dr. Chandra S. Pemmasani, Founder and CEO of UWorld.

Prior to joining UWorld, Elliott was President of Voyager Sopris Learning where he led the company’s efforts to provide innovative, evidence-based instructional solutions to help schools surpass their achievement goals. As President/CEO of Massachusetts-based Virtual High School—an online learning provider—he led the company’s efforts to provide fully virtual and blended learning programs focused on career and college readiness, with a specific emphasis in STEM.

Jeff served as President/CEO of Oklahoma City-based Advanced Academics from 2003 to 2012; under his leadership, the organization grew into one of the country’s leading providers of comprehensive, online learning models for public school students, and he led the company’s pioneering strategy to serve at-risk students. Prior to his time at Advanced Academics, he oversaw three divisions of Wright Group/McGraw-Hill Education as Vice President of Business Development and successfully integrated and managed international acquisitions in Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
“UWorld has disrupted the EdTech market with products of unsurpassed quality, its intuitive online model, and a singular focus on helping students achieve their dreams,” said Elliott. “Dr. Pemmasani has built a world-class company and I am delighted to be part of his highly talented team.”

About UWorld
UWorld is the worldwide leader in online practice question banks. Since 2003, UWorld has helped millions of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students prepare for their high-stakes entrance and licensing exams. At the core of UWorld’s mission is an obsession with quality, so that students receive only the best in online resources that enables them to succeed.

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