The TechScholar Team
Meet the TechScholar team of dedicated experts and business professionals.
Founder and Principal
Bill founded TechScholar, LLC in 2008 to address the need for customized, high-quality, product-specific sales training for teams of geographically dispersed sales reps. He has more than 30 years of experience in marketing and promotion. His client history covers a wide range of business models and product categories, including solar energy, consumer packaged goods, retail grocery, and consumer durables. He organizes and directs all teams. In addition to running TechScholar, Bill is the founder and President of Strategic Direct. Prior to forming Strategic Direct in 1993, Bill held senior account management positions with strategic sales and promotion agencies including PGM, Inc. in Chicago, IL, and Glendinning, Inc. in Westport, CT. He is an accomplished metal sculptor – 257sculpture.com – and his wife, Linda, is a painter. They spend their leisure time traveling the world.
Executive Vice President and Partner
Leah joined TechScholar as the Director of Account Services in 2008. She provides leadership to support the design, development, and delivery of Product Sales Training on the TechScholar platform. In addition, she communicates training to sales teams, reports on training participation, and develops incentive programs. Before joining TechScholar, Leah was a Senior Project Manager at IMAIRA Digital Media and Learning. Prior to that, she worked in a series of progressively responsible positions in sales and marketing at People magazine in the Time Warner headquarters in New York City. She enjoys spending her free time with her family and two children.
Director, Marketing Services
Belinda is currently located in Sao Paulo, Brazil, she has extensive experience as a digital media consultant specializing in eCommerce project management, digital marketing services, brand development, SEO, UX, and SEM. Alongside her work with TechScholar, she also does digital marketing for foreign business owners in Brazil. In addition to English, she has full working proficiency in Brazilian Portuguese and also speaks Afrikaans, Spanish, and Zulu.
Technical Project Manager and Developer
Miguel is currently located in Uruguay, he has been with TechScholar since 2012. He supervises a team of 4-6 developers and designers that implement new features for TechScholar campuses based on client requests. He is currently an adjunct professor at Universidad de la República in the Computing Institute of the School of Engineering. Furthermore, Miguel has extensive experience in IT & business intelligence consulting, software, ETL & data warehouse development. He is skilled in product, project, and operations management and works as a principal consultant with Ocalitus and
Kristin is a freelance writer who creates training content for TechScholar. She is also the owner of content marketing agency Scribe. Before starting the agency, Kristin served as in-house counsel to a Fortune 200 corporation, was an adjunct faculty member of the University of Richmond School of Law, and was an associate with an Am Law 100 law firm. She earned her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and her bachelor’s degree in English and history, with a concentration in American Studies, from the University of Virginia. In 2004, Kristin was named to Style Weekly’s “Top 40 Under 40,” and in 2007, she received the Washington Metropolitan Association of Corporate Counsel’s Community Service Award. Currently, she sits on the board of the Podium Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the writing and communication skills of middle and high school students.
Jude joined TechScholar in 2008 as a Product Training Module writer, in
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