Press Release

Follett Higher Education Group Appoints Daniel Green as New Chief Product Officer

June 06, 2023

Proven EdTech Leader to Drive Product Strategy and Digital Operations across the Course Materials Business.

WESTCHESTER, IL, Jun 6, 2023 – Follett Higher Education Group, North America’s leading provider of campus retail and course material solutions, announced the recent appointment of Daniel Green as Chief Product Officer. In this newly created role, Green will lead product management and engineering teams across Follett’s course materials business, including Willo Labs. He will also be responsible for digital operations, including academic integrations, and Inclusive and Equitable Access implementations and support.

Previously, Green was Vice President of Product Management at Nearpod, a cutting-edge, interactive classroom tool used by more than 1.2 million teachers annually. Under his leadership, Nearpod engaged more than 1.2 million teachers per year and achieved a 200%+ increase in annual recurring revenue. Prior to Nearpod, Green led product and engineering teams at VitalSource, where his achievements include integrating campus store tools into VitalSource’s product offerings and leading the development of platforms to help campuses launch and scale Inclusive and Equitable Access.

“Daniel’s deep experience in product management, particularly in the EdTech space, makes him an invaluable addition to our team,” said Follett Higher Education President, Ryan Petersen. “Daniel’s wealth of experience and ability to create seamless and secure product experiences will be instrumental in accelerating our progress on game-changing course material technology.”

On stepping into his role, Green said, “I am thrilled to join Follett Higher Education to help the campuses Follett serves to drive measurable impacts on equity, affordability, course completion, and persistence. This role represents an opportunity to advance the company’s mission of leveraging educational technology to drive student success.”

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About Follett Higher Education |
Follett Higher Education is a leading educational service provider and omnichannel retailer providing students, faculty and staff, parents, and fans the course materials, learning tools and retail services needed to successfully support the academic, athletic, and collegiate journey. Follett Higher Education supports over 6 million students through its 1,100 physical and 1,750 eCommerce collegiate retail stores across North America.