Today we’re talking to Nicolaas Matthijs, Vice President Of Product Management at Anthology; and we discuss big takeaways from Nicolaas’s experience in companies merging; how experimentation and video-driven collaboration drives Anthology’s product development ; and where Nicolaas gets inspiration from as a product manager.
All of this right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast!
Check out more of Nicolaas and Anthology at https://www.anthology.com/!
About Nicolaas Matthijs:
Nicolaas Matthijs is an entrepreneur, product creator and Full Stack developer with over 15 years of experience in Educational Technology. Nicolaas has led the development of Learning Management Systems, Academic Collaboration Tools, Learning Analytics solutions and other learning tools.
Nicolaas was the co-founder of Fronteer, developing a revolutionary tool, called Ally, that helps institutions make their course materials more accessible for all learners. Following the acquisition of Fronteer by Blackboard, Nicolaas acted as the Product Director for Ally at Blackboard where he helped grow the product to support 1,000s of educational institutions around the world.
Nicolaas now leads the Product Management team for the Learning Management System at Anthology, setting the overall product direction and roadmap in close collaboration with the development and design teams and leading a team of 20 Product Managers.
An LMS, a SIS, and a CRM. At Anthology, we offer you these tools and more because a learner doesn’t exist inside one system alone. Our holistic ecosystem of EdTech solutions is designed to open a world of possibilities for your institution and your learners. With a heart for education and eyes set on the future, we are uniquely positioned to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.