John Thomson


John helps institutions with digital transformation. Prior to joining Salesforce's Higher Education team, he worked to develop and execute a vision for a comprehensive learning environment for the Graduate School of Business, utilizing platforms like Canvas and NovoEd, and educational technologies like classroom polling and Adobe Connect. Prior to working at Stanford, John worked at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as an academic technology consultant. In addition to supporting various educational technologies, John developed a campus-wide Drupal sites to support building virtual communities. He was also a founding member of the Community of Educational Technology Support (ComETS), a educational technology community of practice, and worked with the University of Wisconsin System Learning Technology Development Council to share best practices across the state schools. While at Madison, John earned a PhD in Journalism and Mass Communication, with emphases in law, sociology, and technology. His dissertation focused on how creative communities construct shared interpretations of copyright law.

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