Kurt Slobodzian, Ed.D., MLS, is the Vice President of Research at Nexus. He joined Nexus in early 2010. Previously he served for five years as President and CEO of One Touch Systems, a San Jose based distance learning technology company. Prior to One Touch he held multiple positions with the University of Phoenix and the Apollo Group. In 1995 Kurt joined the university as its first University Librarian and was responsible for launching the first 100% virtual academic library later that year. Kurt also played a lead role in the adoption of digital textbooks at the University. Subsequent assignments at Apollo Group saw Mr. Slobodzian responsible for Institutional Research and developing international business opportunities in China and India.