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Peter Whitmer

Business Product Manager, McGraw-Hill Education

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Peter has great experience in Product and is passionate about innovation and education. He has worked in product management for more than 20 years taking on several senior roles and currently is a Business Product Manager at McGraw-Hill Education, where he is also in charge of strategic planning and Customer Experience. His is using Big Data to create innovation that benefits internal and external stakeholders. Before joining McGraw-Hill he has worked on projects through all stages, starting with research, ideation, and the interface design through to the development stages until the product launch. For more than 15 years he has been focused on EdTech working for Cengage Learning and Pearson Education before joining McGraw-Hill. During that time he developed several products that improve the experience of students, teachers and academic staff, but the most successful project was MyAccountingLab.This received overwhelming appreciation, receiving several awards. It was voted as the easiest to use of all Pearson MyLab products and it won Product of the Year twice. Peter is a talented leader who is extremely motivated to improve teams by introducing data-driven decision making. Furthermore, he is able to understand and manage cross-functional teams to make them effective in their problem-solving.

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