EdCast Expands Leadership Team with Executives from Saba, Sonata Software and World Economic Forum to Support its Growth in Workforce Development
Rakesh Hegde and Adam Sherman Join EdCast’s Growing Team to Help Bring AI-driven Knowledge Solutions to a New Distributed & Remote Work-oriented Economy
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — May 5, 2020 — EdCast, the award-winning AI-powered Knowledge Cloud for enterprise-wide unified discovery, knowledge management and virtual personalized learning, has announced an expansion to its leadership team to meet growing demand as organizations seek solutions to unprecedented change and accelerated shifts to distributed work and workforces.
Rakesh Hegde joins EdCast as Head of Global Customer Success. Rakesh will be responsible for helping EdCast continue to deliver the highest quality customer experience for all phases of the EdCast customer lifecycle. Over his 20+ years of professional work, Rakesh has delivered enterprise solutions to companies that include Virgin Atlantic, VMware and Blue Shield of California. Previously, Rakesh founded Rezopia, an award-winning enterprise SaaS ERP platform that was acquired by Sonata Software. He also served in key roles at Saba and most recently at Sonata Software, where he was Head of Travel Vertical Practice, one of their largest vertical practice areas.
Adam Sherman joins EdCast as Vice President, Growth & Public Sector, responsible for cultivating and developing both private- and public-sector-oriented opportunities around the world. Adam joins EdCast from the World Economic Forum where he served as The Information Technology Industry Lead. At the Forum, he led the development and implementation of the SkillSET Platform and cultivated relationships with high-level government officials and C-suite executives. Adam served as an advisor to some of the world’s most innovative organizations on Future of Work topics. Adam also spent nine years as an elected Member of the Highland Park, New Jersey Board of Education, serving as the Board President.
“As EdCast expands to meet current enterprise demands associated with virtual learning as well as remote and distributed work, we remain committed to attracting the top talent to help us meet our short and long-term goals,” says Karl Mehta, Founder and CEO of EdCast. “We welcome Rakesh and Adam to the EdCast team to help bring our AI-driven Knowledge Cloud solutions to a new post-COVID-19 business world defined by highly distributed work and workforces.”
EdCast is the AI-Powered Knowledge Cloud solution for unified discovery, personalized learning and knowledge management across the enterprise, including work teams that are more remote and highly distributed than ever before. Its award-winning platform is used internationally by Global 2000 companies and large government organizations, including NASSCOM and World Economic Forum, to solve the discovery and curation problems across all external and internal knowledge sources for all employees, wherever they are located. EdCast’s offerings include its Learning Experience Platform (LXP), the EdCast Marketplace, and MyGuide’s in-app guides, intelligence, and automation for business processes and workflows. For additional information, visit www.edcast.com or follow on Twitter @EdCast.