VeriCite Hires New CEO

ASLON is pleased to announce that VeriCite has appointed edtech leader Valerie Schreiner as CEO, succeeding Scott Siddall. Scott, who co-founded VeriCite with Sam Ottenhoff, will remain with the company as CFO, and Sam will remain as the Chief Technology Officer. VeriCite provides a software as a service solution to the K-12 and higher education markets.

Prior to joining VeriCite, Valerie Schreiner had been named President of Schoolzilla after serving as their Chief Product Officer. Previously, she served in a variety of sales and marketing roles with education technology companies, including Blackboard Inc. Throughout her career, Valerie has grown several technology startups in higher education and a range of other industries. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Northern Illinois University.

“We couldn’t be more pleased to have landed such a talented individual to take over and lead the strategy and vision for VeriCite” said Scott Siddall, VeriCite’s founder and retiring CEO. “We are excited to see what the future holds for our company.”

Please see the press release for more information on VeriCite and Valerie Schreiner.

We at ASLON are grateful to all of those who contributed to the successful completion of this critical search for new leadership at VeriCite. We spoke to many people who offered advice, referrals, expressed interest or even just took the time to listen to our request, and we sincerely thank you.

VeriCite was formed out of the learning management system company, Longsight, to address a challenge faced by both students and educators dealing with academic integrity. Their software solution provides an easy to use, well-integrated, cloud-based tool to improve instructor productivity and the quality of feedback on students’ written papers. The tool is built on the latest technology enabling VeriCite to provide accurate, responsive and accessible services efficiently, at a competitive price point in the global education market.