Eric Shotwell

Biography

Eric Shotwell is responsible for strategic account management in higher education for D2L Ltd., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Desire2Learn Incorporated. Before joining Desire2Learn, Eric worked in senior roles in textbook and e-learning sales management for various major college publishers and also held roles as an editor, a trainer, and a technology consultant. He has presented and consulted on a wide range of topics including Customer Relationship Management software, assessment in e-Learning, technology skills training, and software interface design. Eric has a dual degree in English and Business Administration from Hope College, and is a member of the American Society for Training and Development, the Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL) and the Usability Professionals' Association. He also holds both the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) and the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certifications. Eric lives in Michigan with his wife and three children, and in his spare time enjoys golf, kayaking, travel, cooking and genealogical research.