The 360training.com executive management team is comprised of a diverse group of individuals who bring unique experiences and leadership to the organization helping to drive the company's core mission of providing an integrated technology, content and services strategy to help organizations to improve their compliance and workforce training initiatives.
Chief Executive Officer
Ed has over 20 years of experience as a dynamic executive in creating profitable businesses in the internet technology, e-learning, compliance and real estate space.Ed founded a commercial real estate investment business in 1991 with portfolio of investments ranging up to $25 million in FDIC, REO and Tax foreclosed assets. Ed also co-founded and funded AustinCityGuide.com, Digitizingexperts.com and HIPPA Compliance.
In 2000, he launched 360training and leveraged his experience to develop and implement adult learning theories, risk and compliance technologies in real estate education along with other industries such as Insurance & financial services, hospitality education, technical skills and health-care education.
He has done extensive research and consulting on both fronts: to education providers, state and federal regulatory agencies. During his tenure in the e-learning space, he has identified key criteria and compliance standards that are currently being published and implemented, which establishes equal footing for providers of distance learning to abide by when seeking approval of e-learning programs.
Chief Financial Officer
As CFO, Michael is responsible for leading 360training.com's mergers and acquisitions, finance, accounting and reporting, strategic planning and analysis, tax and auditing practices. Michael brings more than twenty years of progressive financial, revenue, accounting and operational management experience in the manufacturing, hardware, marketing and software industries.Throughout his career, Michael has provided strategic guidance to numerous mid-size and enterprise organizations, developing forward-looking financial plans, designing and implementing financial tools to manage growth, leading contract negotiations, proposing appropriate capital structures and debt structuring activities. Prior to joining 360training.com, Michael was a virtual CFO with VCFO Inc., and has held numerous executive management positions for CreditMinders, Inc., G2 Financial, Pavilion Technologies, S2 Systems and Stratus Computer, where he saw the company through from a private R&D corporation to a $500M organization, including a $300M initial public offering. Michael earned his BSBA in Accounting and Finance from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.
Chief Revenue Officer
Ron joined Education Dynamics, the largest Interactive Marketing and Information Services Company serving more than 1,800 institutions worldwide, in 2011. He has been instrumental in transforming the organization by becoming a vertically integrated prospect delivery company and shifting the focus away from a high volume, low converting lead generation company. Prior to joining Education Dynamics, Ron spent 8 years working for Kaplan Inc., the leading provider of education with operations in over 30 countries and revenues of $2.9b. Ron most recently served as President of Kaplan Continuing Education, which included IT certificate prep, Fire and EMS and certificates in healthcare, IT, business and finance.
Ron currently sits on the Board of Directors at SoftRock, London School of International Business Studies, Chat Impact and Help Children International. He is President of SAT LLC.
Ron holds a Bachelor of Marketing from Florida Atlantic University.
Chief Product Officer
Fayyaz brings more than 20 years of experience in Product Marketing, e-Commerce, User Experience and Engineering. He has held executive positions at Travelocity and Wayfair. During his tenure at Wayfair, company grew from $380MM to more than $550 Million. He recently served as SVP of Product Marketing at Bridgevine, a digital marketing company focused on home services.
Fayyaz has Masters in Engineering and an MBA from UT Austin. He holds multiple patents in area of e-Commerce and has lead expansion of e-Commerce solutions internationally.
Sr. Vice-President of Technology
William Archer is a High Technology leader with 17+ years' experience spanning Fortune 50 companies, rapid-growth "Software as a Service" providers and 6 startups.
As a Director of Software development at E-bay and IT strategist at Dell online, his objectives-oriented approach to IT and product / software development has created numerous e-commerce and e-learning success stories which is aligned with where 360 wants to go. Will has studied Mathematics and Science from the University of South Africa and is a lifelong learner on leadership and development.