NEW YORK, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Voxy, a leading online language solution that offers personalized English language instruction to educational institutions, corporations and governments, announced today that Timothy L. Murray will join its board of directors as Executive Chairman. To learn more about Voxy's English language solution, please visit www.voxy.com.
"I'm thrilled to welcome Tim to the Voxy team," said Voxy CEO Paul Gollash. "When I met Tim during his tenure at K12, I was impressed with his deep understanding of technology products and his experience building global organizations that can bring them to market. Tim's track record running successful public and private software businesses will provide the board and management team with an incredibly valuable perspective as Voxy opens new markets and new channels."
Mr. Murray is an accomplished executive with decades of experience working for successful public and private companies. Most recently, Mr. Murray joined K12 Inc. (LRN) in April 2012 as President and Chief Operating Officer, where he continued through December 2015. He has also held executive positions at Pulsepoint, Inc., Datran Media, Dialogic Inc., Cross Match Technologies and Riversoft Plc.
Mr. Murray is currently the Chairman of the Board of Middlebury Interactive Languages, the CEO of Redline Speed Worx and a Director of Clarke Group. He is also an Operating Advisor to Red Oak Growth Partners.
Mr. Murray began his career at AT&T in 1980, and over the next 20 years was promoted to positions of increasing responsibilities, including in sales, marketing, operations, engineering and product management. He left AT&T in 2001 after serving as Executive Vice President, Business Service Operations.
"Voxy is the first purpose-built, scalable learning platform for English language learning that I've seen," said Mr. Murray. "While old-line education publishers struggle to transition to a digital world, the Voxy platform is adaptive, data-driven and mobile-first. And Voxy's patented technology that dynamically creates learning content at an extremely low cost is truly game-changing. These are huge competitive advantages that, along with a resolute focus on efficacy, will uniquely address the future needs of the $100B+ ELL market."
"Tim's experience building global distribution networks for high-quality education products like Middlebury Interactive Languages will be a huge asset as we grow," said Voxy Chief Education Officer Dr. Katharine Nielson.
For more news from the Voxy team, please visit our blog at www.voxy.com/blog.
Voxy provides truly personalized English language instruction to corporations, educational institutions and governments across the globe. Based on more than 30 years of academic research, Voxy's solution meets the needs of each user by combining patented technology that adapts lessons in real time with personalized live instruction—all delivered in a fully mobile experience. Launched in 2010, it has been used by millions of learners and hundreds of institutions in over 50 different countries. Voxy's innovative approach has been recognized by major media outlets, including The New York Times, Forbes and CNN. Backed by leading investors in education technology, Voxy is headquartered in New York City and has an office in São Paulo.
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