The future of higher education is about ensuring all students have affordable access to their class content. To achieve this, we have built partnerships with thousands of publishers and created a Learning Enablement platform that is dedicated to making learning more equitable, effective, and efficient.
BibliU was founded to focus on what matters to Higher Education leaders: enabling better student outcomes.
We do this by delivering a Universal Learning solution that guarantees all students have the content they need, at a cost 30-50% lower than traditional approaches. Similarly, our On Demand and Curated Learning solutions ensure academic libraries can meet the vast content needs of students within budget.
Enable more equitable, effective, and efficient learning for students
Help improve student performance, satisfaction, and retention
Provide a profitable and growing digital channel for publishers
Reduce the admin burden on institutions through workflow automation
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Inclusion, innovation, and excellence are key to who we are. Our leaders are dedicated to our mission, our customers, and our team — and to building an exceptional company.
Dave Sherwood is Co-Founder and CEO of BibliU. He is also the Co-Founder and Chairman of Teach Learn Grow Inc, serves as a Board Advisor at Purlos, and is a Founding Member of the Edtech Founders Club. Dave earned his Bachelor's Degree at the University of Western Australia before coming to Oxford University on a Rhodes Scholarship, during which time he co-founded BibliU. Dave is an avid Leicester City F.C. fan. In his spare time, Dave enjoys traveling, gardening, and hanging out with his cat.
Daniel Engelke is the Co-Founder and CTO of BibliU. Before working at BibliU he worked on a social networking app as well as in the management consulting industry. Daniel has majors in Electrical Engineering, Physics, and Applied Maths from the University of Western Australia. He enjoys spending his spare time perfecting recipes and reading a variety of different books.
As Chief Revenue Officer, Shannon leads the Sales and Customer Success organizations at BibliU. She is an industry expert in Ed Tech and Digital Publishing sales and go-to-market strategies. She has led companies in C-level roles in Sales, Marketing and Business Development, building several start-up businesses resulting in successful company equity events. Shannon headed the Higher Education sales organization at Macromedia for six years prior to the company’s sale to Adobe Systems. As SVP Business Development at CourseSmart, Shannon led the team that grew B2B and distribution channel sales from $7M tracking to $75M in three years, prior to the sale of the company to its largest competitor, Vital Source, in 2014. Shannon led the higher education division from 2006-2008 at the NTI Group, which was sold to Blackboard for $182M in 2008 and became Blackboard Connect. At Blackboard, Shannon served as VP of K-12 Sales as well as VP, Sales Operations. Shannon founded and ran a consulting firm, Iris Creative, specializing in digital publishing, vendor relations and sales and go-to-market strategies working with clients such as Arizona State University, Sage Publishing, O’Reilly Media, and Alamo Colleges District. She volunteers with the St Vincent de Paul Society Auxiliary and serves on the board at Christ Episcopal Church in Sausalito. Shannon lives in Marin County, CA with her husband and enjoys oil painting, sailing and mountain sports in her leisure time.
With expertise in GTM strategies for start-up and emerging growth tech companies, Josie Sutcliffe has proven experience in category creation, brand building, and generating a predictable high-growth sales pipeline. Josie established and led Marketing at people analytics Unicorn Visier, joining as the company's 40th employee. Over 5 years she built Visier's marketing function, achieving aggressive growth goals – driving $125M in subscription sales. Her other marketing leadership roles include Oleeo, where she helped to drive a three-fold increase in the company's recurring revenue growth rate in her first year, and NGRAIN, where she helped to build a new category in 3D technology for maintenance training. Passionate about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Josie has led and published research on gender equity, ageism, and millennials, and drove the creation and launch of an analytics solution that provides executives with the insights needed to progress their strategic D&I initiatives. She holds a First Class Honours degree in History Honours from the University of British Columbia. Josie lives in Vancouver, Canada, where she enjoys the typical northwest coast lifestyle of great coffee, time (often in the rain) outdoors, and short escapes to Whistler and local islands.
Catherine is CFO of BibliU which includes responsibility for Investor Relations. She has experience of start-ups, PE-backed and AIM-listed companies, and has been involved in two trade sales as a CFO. Catherine gained her ACA qualification at BDO LLP and also holds a Masters in Chemistry from Durham University. In her spare time, she puts her chemistry skills to safer use in the kitchen and is a keen advocate of sustainability and avoiding food waste. This results in many "unique" recipes.
Umberto Anderle is VP Product of BibliU. Prior to joining BibliU, he worked in strategy consulting and on the development of a social networking app. Umberto majored in Electrical and Mechanical engineering, studying at the University of Western Australia and University College London. In his free time, he enjoys traveling and music.
As a team, every day and in every way we aspire to greatness. As individuals, we celebrate our differences, are driven by results, and are passionate about our customers.
We deliver high quality results and make an effort to find bold and better ways of doing things every time. We do not shy away from making important decisions and celebrate our wins together
Our customers and stakeholders are at the core of everything we do and we work hard to earn and keep their trust. We are nothing without our student and faculty community, publisher partners, and investors.
We pursue long-term value in our actions and decisions. We act like owners and do not pass our problems to someone else. We strive to understand the fundamental problem and take steps to investigate analyse and improve.
We thrive in a state of high growth and continuous learning. We tackle complex and unforeseen challenges with energy and focus. We are especially proud of our ability to build structured, scalable systems, and processes.
We know that diverse teams are the strongest teams and endeavour to hire top diverse talent and fairly promote our people. We seek diverse perspectives and work to disconfirm our beliefs and avoid groupthink.
We speak candidly and treat one another respectfully. We create a safe space for our people where we can disagree and voice our concerns. Once a decision is made, we commit wholeheartedly and we support each other up until the end.
We strive for inventive and creative solutions, without necessarily spending more. We are dedicated to achieving profitable, sustainable, and long term growth with lasting impact.