Among his Pearson Duties as VP, Fadi is overseeing Pearson’s transformation into a holistic Learning provider with focus on technology, efficacy and workforce readiness. Fadi leads a team that is responsible for setting up internal and external partnerships around the design, development and implementation of Digital First Educational Solutions and Learning Ecosystems. He is also involved in delivering desired growth outcomes for Pearson’s own/partner schools and colleges. To do so, Fadi works closely with K-12, Higher Education, Vocational and Further Learning Institutions.
Before joining Pearson Education, Fadi served as the Vice President for Educational Services at McGraw-Hill Education. In addition to Fadi’s role in the initial set-up and roll out of the Educational Services division at McGraw-Hill, he spearheaded Global Innovation, Research and Development within the division, and was responsible for the Centre of Innovation and Excellence – an outcomes-based educational services offering.
Fadi also headed business development activities in China, India, Russia, Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and lead a team that concluded two Joint Ventures in China, and one Joint Venture in India, alongside numerous other partnerships and projects.
Prior to working for McGraw-Hill Education, Fadi was the President and CEO of UKS, one of the leading eLearning organizations in the Middle East with operations in Europe, Asia and North America. UKS is widely recognized as a leader in the educational transformation journey that has been taking shape over recent years.
Before these aforementioned posts, Fadi had more than 12 years of experience in academic and corporate education and was involved in the research, development and implementation of various knowledge based technologies, 7 year of which were within IBM Business Services Division.
Fadi has also served on the board of several regional and international organizations, including the European Learning Industry Group (ELIG), which he currently chairs.