Executive Team

The Executive Team leads DIGARC’s efforts to help educators engage students through the power of Connected Curriculum. They work collaboratively to establish priorities, develop partnerships, execute product roadmaps, attract and retain exceptional staff, and maintain focus on exceeding expectations for our nearly 800 clients.

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TitleDateStart TimeDurationRegister
Coffee Break: How to Optimize Your Website to Maximize Enrollment Conversion Attend this 15-minute demo to learn how to empower students to search programs, careers and more on your website with a new DIGARC solution called EXPLORE. As a thanks for attending, you’ll receive a Starbucks gift card.
You'll discover how institutions:
• Increase the amount of time students spend on their websites by reducing their need to visit other websites to search for information
• Boost their website's effectiveness without significant institutional time for application development, data collection or maintenance
• Find out what students are searching for so they can improve effectiveness of recruitment communications and optimize conversion

With your website affecting how 8 in 10 students view your institution, you can't afford to ignore user experience! We look forward to sharing EXPLORE with you.

5/27/20203:00pm EDT30 minutes
Coffee Break: Reduce Reliance on Spreadsheets & Streamline Schedule Planning Attend this webinar to learn how SECTION improves the schedule planning process. You’ll find out how SECTION:
• Increases transparency into the many schedule planning steps — planning, reviewing, scheduling, revising and confirming
• Saves time by eliminating manual, paper-based processes and duplicate entry errors
• Better aligns faculty and facility utilization to conform to budgetary guidelines and ensure the courses students need are available
Attendees receive a Starbucks gift card as our thanks for attending!
5/28/20203:00pm EDT30 minutes
Richard Becker

Richard Becker

Chief Executive Officer

Richard Becker is an accomplished business leader and SaaS executive with over 20 years of experience building analytic, payment, and software businesses. As CEO of DIGARC, Richard leads DIGARC’s overall business operations and growth strategy, delivering against DIGARC’s mission of enabling educator, student, and administrator engagement, student success, and curriculum management. Prior to joining DIGARC, Richard held various senior level roles at Stack Sports, Blackbaud, and Equifax.

Ben Battle

Ben Battle

Chief Technology Officer

Ben Battle is a technology leader accomplished in delivering award-winning products and growing software businesses for more than 35 years. Ben’s diverse background developing SaaS-based ed-tech, eCommerce, and enterprise solutions gives him a strong perspective on the challenges in higher ed. Ben has held executive technology and product development roles with public, venture- and private-equity backed businesses for more than 20 years, including Achieve3000, ECi Software Solutions, and Quest Software.

Roger Maloch

Roger Maloch

Chief Financial Officer

Roger Maloch has served as CFO for technology companies ranging in size from start-up to $1.5 billion in revenue for nearly 30 years. He has led more than 15 acquisitions totaling almost $1 billion in revenue and successfully sold four software companies, including venture- and private-equity funded software companies. Prior to DIGARC, Roger served as CFO for Fidelity Information Services and Aderant Holdings.

Mary Shaw

Mary Shaw

Vice President | Human Resources

Mary Shaw has been an HR leader for growing software and SaaS businesses for more than 20 years. Her passion centers on facilitating positive, team-oriented, high-engagement work settings that enhance employee well-being and passion for the customer. Prior to joining DIGARC, Mary held HR leadership roles at Thales, JetBlue, BMC Software, Numara Software, Axolotl Software and GE. Mary holds her SPHR, SHRM-SCP and CCWS (Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist).

JoAnne Ravielli

JoAnne Ravielli

Vice President | Client Success

JoAnne Ravielli has worked in the technology industry for nearly 40 years, supporting the service-side of cloud applications since 1991. As VP of Client Success, JoAnne applies her expertise and ed-tech experience to developing winning, customer-centric strategies and operational execution to ensure every interaction exceeds our client’s expectations. Prior to joining DIGARC, JoAnne held customer success leadership roles at Dell, Blackboard Transact, InfusionSoft, Quest, and Open Text.

Keith Renneker

Keith Renneker

Vice President | Sales

Keith Renneker has 25 years of experience in commercial and higher education sales leadership. In his role with DIGARC, he helps institutions find software solutions that address their productivity challenges and enable students to succeed. He’s experienced in new business development, account management, and professional services for multi-product portfolios. Prior to joining DIGARC, Keith served in sales leadership roles with Hobsons and a divested business unit to Campus Management.

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