Scitent Increases Operations, Marketing and IT Staff to Meet Rapid eLearning Business Growth

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA--(Marketwired - May 28, 2014) - Scitent, Inc., a full-service eLearning company focused on creating profitable and sustainable online education programs, today announced that it has completed a company-wide initiative to increase staffing to meet current and forecasted high growth in eLearning, especially in the healthcare and non-profit markets.

A report from Ambient Insight shows that the U.S. corporate market for self-paced, eLearning products and services will reach $7.1 billion by 2015, with the growth rate in the healthcare vertical at a rapid 45.1 percent.

Scitent has expanded its Operations, Marketing, and IT departments over the past twelve months to meet growing demand. Specifically, the IT department grew 30 percent, with additional developers trained on Ruby on Rails, a powerful web framework for SCIDEA, Scitent's learning management system, and database experts to extend the company's eLearning products and capabilities.

Joining Scitent to head up Operations, Linda Coogle, Scitent's new COO, is responsible for operational initiatives to support ongoing sales growth and working closely with Deb McMahon, Scitent's CEO, to support the company's strategic direction. Formerly President and COO of Clinical Care Options, LLC, Ms. Coogle has more than 15 years as a medical education leader, delivering innovative products and maximizing profits in the healthcare communications, digital publishing, and education industries.

Caroline March-Long has joined Scitent as its Senior Marketing Manager, heading up a growing Marketing department, which helps Scitent's clients market their online learning content through various distribution channels.

"The eLearning field is growing immensely with a variety of technologies and platforms available," said Deb McMahon, President and CEO of Scitent, Inc. "Scitent provides not only technology and expertise, but also other infrastructure, such as design, marketing, sales, and technical support to help our customers build sustainable eLearning initiatives. We can take care of all aspects of an eLearning initiative -- so that our customers can focus on their mission."

Scitent's client roster includes the University of Virginia (UVA), Breastfeeding Friendly Consortium (BFC), American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).

About Scitent
Based in Charlottesville, Va., Scitent provides eLearning business solutions to clients ranging from nonprofits to corporations, membership organizations, and healthcare organizations. Scitent supports organizations that need a full-service partner to build, host, manage, market, and monetize their intellectual property through online education in a sustainable way. Scitent's "concept-to-certification" support allows clients to turn intellectual property into compelling and educationally sound eLearning by using SCIDEA, Scitent's learning management system (LMS), and an array of full-service eLearning services. Find out more at

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