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TrueLearn Appoints Kevin Sayar as Chief Executive Officer; Joshua Courtney, DO, Named Executive Chairman of the Board

TrueLearn, a leading healthcare digital learning and analytics company, announced that Kevin Sayar has joined the company as its Chief Executive Officer. A 20+ year veteran of the education technology industry, Sayar is an accomplished executive, growing and scaling businesses through innovation and a focus on customer success. Concurrent with Sayar’s appointment as CEO, TrueLearn’s founder, Joshua Courtney, DO, was named Executive Chairman of the Board.

Sayar has an extensive background as a leader and innovator in the education technology and digital content industries. He joins TrueLearn after most recently serving as CEO of Kanopy, a leading streaming platform used by universities and public libraries to provide premium educational documentaries and films to students and patrons worldwide. Sayar led Kanopy’s transformational growth and successful sale to OverDrive. Prior to Kanopy, Sayar spent seven years at ProQuest building and leading its digital books, software, and data business units. Sayar joined ProQuest through its acquisition of ebrary, a digital content business he co-founded and led as President.

“It has been my greatest honor and privilege to start and lead TrueLearn for nearly a decade. As Executive Chairman, I look forward to supporting Kevin as we remain unwavering in our mission to empower the next generation of healthcare providers to reach their career goals and perform at their highest level,” said Dr. Courtney. “Over the past decade, we’ve partnered with nearly a thousand healthcare training programs and countless students and residents to promote the very best outcomes for our learners. I have the utmost confidence in Kevin to lead TrueLearn through the next phase of growth. His track record of scaling organizations and passion for education uniquely positions us for success.”

“Josh and the TrueLearn team have built an incredible business focused on a powerful mission in health education. I am honored to serve as TrueLearn’s next CEO and see significant opportunity for growth and innovation as we continue our commitment to existing and look to support new institutions, students, and residents,” said Mr. Sayar.

Source: Businesswire