eLCC 2017 Conference Keynote Speaker – Michael King

We are excited to announce our second keynote speaker for the 2017 conference – April 12 – 14 at the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge, Colorado.

Michael D. King
Vice President,
IBM Global Education Industry

Michael King is the worldwide leader for the IBM Education Industry with responsibility for strategy, marketing and sales across schools and higher education.   He oversees all facets of IBM’s work with K12 schools and higher education institutions, including the development of industry specific solutions.  IBM’s portfolio in Education includes consulting and IT services, analytics tools and other software, as well as cloud and high performance computing.

He has been with IBM for over 25 years in various executive and management positions, with over twenty years in education and learning.   He has held a variety of roles in the Education Industry, developing programs like ThinkPad University, Insight at School, LearningVillage and many others.  He has also worked in IBM’s corporate training segment, leading marketing, strategy and partner programs.

Michael has served on various client advisory groups, such as the California P16 Council, as well as industry associations, such as the Business Higher Education Forum where he is a member of the Executive Committee.  He also serves on the Board of Directors for both the IMS Global Learning Consortium and the Schools Interoperability Frameworks Assoc. (SIFA) standards organizations, which foster industry collaboration to build more interoperable technology systems.  Michael holds Bachelor’s of Science degrees in Physics and Engineering from Kansas State University and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.