John Blackmon Appointed Chief Technical Officer Trivantis
John Blackmon, One of the Founders of Trivantis, and the Original Developer of Lectora, to Lead Company’s Technical Strategy and Vision
CINCINNATI – September 10, 2014 – Trivantis Corporation announced today that John Blackmon, one of the founders of Trivantis, and the original developer of Lectora®, has been appointed to Chief Technical Officer of Trivantis.
Blackmon designed and programmed the first version of Lectora, Trivantis’s flagship e-Learning authoring tool. He has been the lead developer on the Lectora and Lectora® Online product teams for more than a decade.
“As CTO for Trivantis, John will continue to play an integral part in this company. I can think of no one better to implement the technical strategy and vision that will keep Trivantis at the forefront of the e-Learning and online training software industry. As CTO for Trivantis, John will play a key role as a member of the Corporate Strategic Planning Task Force,” said Charles J. Beech, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Trivantis.
Prior to joining Trivantis, Blackmon worked for a variety of companies, including Electronic Data Systems, General Motors and IBM. At IBM, Blackmon was awarded a patent for original software design for his work in developing operating systems. At General Motors, John designed a number of automatic identification systems using various technologies for plant floor applications. John received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology.
To learn more about Trivantis’s authoring tools and learning solutions, visit Lectora.com.
Lectora® is the world’s leading e-Learning software used by most Global 2000 companies in more than 125 countries and is offered in seven languages. The Lectora line of e-Learning products includes Lectora Inspire, Lectora Online and Lectora Publisher. The Lectora family of e-Learning products also includes CourseMill® learning management system (LMS), Lectora® Express – The Easy LMS, Lectora® Mobile and Lectora Talent Management. The makers of Lectora also produce Flypaper™, the leading interactive content creation platform, Snap! by Lectora® rapid e-Learning software and its sister product, Snap! Empower® interactions builder. Lectora is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with offices in Boca Raton, Phoenix, Paris, London and Beijing. Lectora, Flypaper, CourseMill, Lectora Express, Snap! by Lectora and Snap! Empower are trademarks of Trivantis® Corporation.