Mazin Education Hires Mark Mooney as Chief Technology Officer

Educational Software Developer Expands Leadership Team in Anticipation of Product Launch

Jan 16, 2013, 08:00 ET from Mazin Education

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Educational software developer Mazin Education ( has contracted with Mark Mooney to serve as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, he will build out the technology team the company will need to support state and large district-level initiatives and develop the technology strategy for the growing educational software company.

Mr. Mooney brings more than twenty-five years of experience in technology development and leadership in the educational publishing and media markets. He has served as CIO for McGraw-Hill and Harcourt and as CTO for Vivendi Universal. More recently, he has worked with educational startup MyEdulife, which provides data governance and social networking for educational institutions. He is a founding partner of VeraMea, a business process consulting agency focused on startup companies in education, environmental services and healthcare, where he maintains an active role. 

John McHale, COO for Mazin Education, says, "Mark is an exceptional addition to our leadership team.  He has the skills, the resources and the experience necessary to position Mazin Education for rapid and sustained growth."

Mazin Education, a new player in the educational software and assessment market, is aggressively filling out its leadership team in anticipation of upcoming market launches for their first two programs: Mazin Assess, an online assessment engine, and Mazin EnCompass, a tracking and management solution for dropout prevention and student service management.

"I was drawn to Mazin Education because of their mission," says Mr. Mooney. "Their passion for creating positive outcomes for all children ties perfectly with my lifelong interest in education. I'm very pleased to be able to help them put the processes in place to achieve their educational mission."

About Mazin Education
Founded by Dr. Mariam Azin in 2012, Mazin Education ( is a privately held, woman-owned business with offices in Ohio and Wyoming. Dr. Azin founded Mazin Education based on twenty years of experience in educational research and evaluation and her experiences as the founder and President of Planning, Research & Evaluation (PRES) Associates, Inc. Mazin Education draws together all of the resources of PRES Associates along with new talent and expertise in technology development and operations.  The new company was established to put in place the infrastructure to support large-scale deployment of the educational software solutions developed by PRES Associates. Mazin Education brings together the best of both worlds: assessment and tracking solutions built on a solid foundation of psychometric research and data collection experience, and the operational expertise to support large-scale state initiatives.

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