Skellefteå, Sweden/Calgary, Canada 1 March 2017 – NUITEQ®, the creator of award-winning collaborative educational software, announced today that Dr. Edward Tse has been appointed as its Director of Education Strategy.
In his role, working from NUITEQ’s newly opened office in Calgary, Canada, Dr. Tse will be responsible for strategy, positioning, key partner collaborations, and expanding NUITEQ’s Education Business.
Dr. Tse has over a decade of experience in Educational Technology, most of it at SMART Technologies, where he served as both External Research Program Manager and Project Research Leader. Edward was one of the primary inventors of the first multitouch table product for Education, the SMART Table.
Edwards involvement will ensure that NUITEQ is able to preemptively respond to emerging EdTech trends through new and improved products to further strengthen its position as the pioneer of multitouch solutions for schools.
“As a parent I’m deeply concerned about how we are going to make education relevant for careers that don’t even exist today. Just as a loving parent exposes their child to art, music, and sports I believe that natural interfaces can expose children to new forms of expression.“ said Dr. Edward Tse, NUITEQ’s newly appointed Director of Education Strategy.
“We are delighted to have a top talent like Dr. Tse on board with us. He brings a great wealth of know how, experience and expertise with him into this new position. His passion for creativity, Educational Technology, and Human Computer Interaction makes him a great fit for our team, as we are on an exciting journey to make education more engaging.”, said NUITEQ’s CEO and co-founder Harry van der Veen. He continues: “Dr. Tse has been working with multitouch technology, touchscreen collaboration and Education Technology for a significant number of years, so at NUITEQ he will hit the ground running, which is great, as our business is developing rapidly, due to the high demand for our educational touchscreen software Snowflake MultiTeach®.”
Edward holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Computer Science and a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Calgary.
NUITEQ® is a world leader in collaborative touchscreen software that enables natural interaction. The company is re-imagining and redefining education, meeting room & entertainment technology. Its software suite of collaborative apps helps to attract audiences, engage them and leave memorable impressions. The Snowflake software is used in over 70 countries. NUITEQ's vision is to empower educators, business professionals and companies in their day-to-day work through the use of touchscreen technology. The company has its headquarters in Sweden and offices in USA, Canada, Brazil and India.
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