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Discovery Education Appoints Michael Savitz as General Manager of International Business Unit

Discovery Education – the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital resources nurture curiosity and drive deeper engagement – today announced the appointment of Michael Savitz as the new General Manager of its International business unit.  Savitz was most recently Senior Vice President of Operations at Discovery Education, having joined the company from DreamBox Learning in October 2023 when it was acquired by Discovery Education.

Jeremy Cowdrey, Discovery Education’s CEO said:

“We’re excited to appoint Michael Savitz as General Manager of Discovery Education’s International business unit. Michael’s vast experience and understanding of the edtech sector further strengthens us as we pursue our mission to prepare learners for tomorrow by creating innovative classrooms connected to today’s world.”

Prior to joining Discovery Education, Savitz was Senior Vice President of Operations at DreamBox Learning.  Prior to DreamBox Learning, he held a number of senior management positions at Blackbaud, the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, including Chief Operating Officer for International Markets and General Manager for the Education Services unit.

Michael Savitz said:

“I’m thrilled to take on my new role as General Manager of Discovery Education’s International business unit.  I look forward to partnering with our talented, global team as we work to ignite the natural curiosity of students around the globe and bring our award-winning content and innovative teaching tools to educators everywhere.”

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