Software executive, Chris Harrick, joins the Global Leader in Originality Checking and Plagiarism Prevention
OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- iParadigms, creators of Turnitin and the leader in originality checking and plagiarism prevention, today announced that software industry veteran Chris Harrick has joined its executive team as Vice President of Marketing. Mr. Harrick will lead the marketing efforts for iParadigms' industry-leading Turnitin service, as well as its fast-growing WriteCheck, iThenticate and Turnitin for Admissions product lines.
Mr. Harrick brings to iParadigms more than a decade of marketing experience with fast-growing companies. He previously served as Vice President of Marketing at SugarCRM, where as an early employee he helped grow the company from a start-up to a leader in the CRM market. During his time at SugarCRM, Chris oversaw marketing communications, public relations, demand generation, product marketing, events, and the company's commercial web sites. He also helped the company expand internationally to both Europe and Asia. Prior to SugarCRM, Chris held a variety of product marketing roles at Siebel Systems.
"Chris' experience marketing innovative products to a large, diverse, and global user base is a perfect fit for iParadigms as we expand our product portfolio and continue to expand internationally," said Chris Caren, president and CEO of iParadigms. "We are excited to welcome Chris as we begin what promises to be another incredible year for the company."
iParadigms recently announced key company milestones for 2010, eclipsing 20 million students under license, high adoption of the new Turnitin2 service, the acquisition of long-time partner nLearning, and key partnerships with Educational Testing Service (ETS) and Language Weaver.
"iParadigms has built an incredibly valuable service with Turnitin, one that helps more than a million instructors and 20 million students collaborate, check, and review written work," said Mr. Harrick. "I am excited to join iParadigms as it continues to deliver great products to educators and students, and expands into new markets."
About iParadigms LLC
iParadigms, LLC is the world's leading provider of web-based solutions for plagiarism prevention. The company's products include Turnitin, used by educators worldwide to check students' papers for originality, to enable web-based peer review and for digital grading of student work. iParadigms' iThenticate solution is the leader in plagiarism detection in research, publishing and many other commercial markets. The company's solutions check millions of documents each month and are used in over 100 countries. iParadigms is headquartered in Oakland, CA with an international office located in Newcastle, United Kingdom. iParadigms is backed by Warburg Pincus.
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