Lou Pugliese

Sr Innovation Fellow
Arizona State University

Pugliese is Senior Innovation Fellow at Arizona State University and Managing Director of the Teaching and Learning Action Lab. Prior to that, he was Chairman and CEO of Moodlerooms, the largest global provider of open source software and services for eLearning for the K to Workforce markets. Prior to Moodlerooms, Pugliese was President of Learning Diagnostics Inc., an education a consulting practice providing strategic planning in Business Intelligence in academic and administrative information architecture. Earlier in his career, Pugliese was an entrepreneur in residence at Novak Biddle Venture Partners, an equity financing firm. Pugliese’s affiliation with Novak Biddle began with the firm’s early stage lead position in Blackboard, Inc., where he was founding CEO.

Pugliese is active in regional and national technology communities and serves on the numerous boards in education and software related businesses. He is a noted speaker on educational technology and education policy.

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